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Author Jacobs, Lynn F., 1955-
Title Opening doors : the early Netherlandish triptych reinterpreted / Lynn F. Jacobs.
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  ND644 .J33 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xvii, 357 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The triptych as a "painting with doors" -- Origins and the first half of the fifteenth century. The emergence of the early Netherlandish triptych i : Robert Campin (and his associates) -- The emergence of the early Netherlandish triptych ii : Jan van Eyck -- The second half of the fifteenth century. The triptych reformulated : Rogier Van der Weyden -- The triptych popularized : painters of the second half of the fifteenth century -- The triptych unified : Memling, David, and later fifteenth-century painters in Bruges -- The sixteenth century and beyond. The world triptych : Hieronymus Bosch -- The triptych in the age of the Renaissance and the Reformation -- Coda. The triptych in the age of Rubens.
Summary "A study of Netherlandish triptychs from the early fifteenth century through the early seventeenth century, covering works by Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hugo van der Goes, Hieronymus Bosch, and Peter Paul Rubens. Explores how the triptych format structures and generates meaning"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Triptychs -- Netherlands.
Triptychs -- Belgium.
Alternate Title Early Netherlandish triptychs reinterpreted
ISBN 0271048409 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271048406 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 708648528