Drama and Devotion: Heemskerck's Ecce Homo Altarpiece from Warsaw

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Maerten van Heemskerck (1498-1574) was one of the most active and inventive Dutch painters of the 16th century. Over the course of his long career, he created lively mythological scenes, dramatic altarpieces for guilds, and smaller works for wealthy individuals.

This volumes documents the dramatic process of revealing the brilliance of a 16th-century masterpiece, the "Ecco Homo" triptych of 1544, including ultra-violent photographs and pigment analysis.

Beautifully illustrated. Includes an inset reproduction of the altarpiece, with folding flaps to show it open and closed. 97p. Measures 8.75x9.75 inches.

Authors: Anne T. Woollett, Yvonne Szafran, and Alan Phenix 

Title: Drama and Devotion: Heemskerck's Ecce Homo Altarpiece from Warsaw.

Publisher: J Paul Getty Museum, 2012.

ISBN: 9781606061121.

Condition: Unmarked. Very Good.

Paperback. (#28566)

Keywords: Maerten van Heemskerck, Art Conservation, Dutch Art, Netherlandish Art, Altarpieces, Art and Religion, European Art, 16th Century Art, European Art, Artists, Art History


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