The Art Bulletin

The Art Bulletin publishes scholarship in all aspects of art history as practiced in the academy, museums, and other institutions. The Art Bulletin publishes peer-reviewed scholarly articles and reviews in the area of art history.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 3, September

"A Dance to the Music of Time" / Nicholas Poussin's Landscape Allegories / Poussin: Works on Paper: Drawings from the Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RICHARD BERESFORD "A Dance to the Music of Time" by Nicolas Poussin London: Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 1995. 79 pp.; 11 color ills., 55 b/w. $21.95 SHEILA MCTIGHE Nicolas Poussin's Landscape Allegories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,...
"Causa Di Stravaganze": Order and Anarchy in Domenico Gargiulo's Revolt of Masaniello
In July 1647, the Neapolitan populace rose in arms against the government of the Spanish viceroy. The revolt is named after its first leader, , a poor fisherman in his twenties whose meteoric rise to fame was matched only by his rapid fall from favor...
Charles Gleyre (1806-1874)
WILLIAM HAUPTMAN Charles Gleyre (1806-1874) Zurich: Swiss Institute for Art Research and Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. 988 pp. $160 For those who believe that recent art historical writing has gone off the theoretical deep end, William...
Dazwichen: Kulturwissenschaft Auf Warburgs Spuren (Saecula Spiritalia, 29) / Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education / the Absolute Artist: The Historiography of A
DIETER WUTTKE Dazwischen: Kulturwissenschaft auf Warburgs Spuren (Saecula Spiritalia, 29). Baden-Baden: Verlag Valentin Koerner, 1996. 2 vols., 886 pp.; 4 color ills.; 180 b/w. JEFFREY MORRISON Winckelmann and the Notion of Aesthetic Education Oxford:...
Die Domfassade in Orvieto: Studien Zur Architektur Und Skulptur 1290-1330
ANTJE MIDDELDORF KOSEGARTEN Die Domfassade in Orvieto: Studien zur Architektur und Skulptur 1290-1330 Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 1996. 143 pp.; 115 b/w ills. DM 98 Antje Middeldorf Kosegarten's monograph on the facade of Orvieto Cathedral represents...
Early Impressionism and the French State (1866-1874) / Impressionism: Reflections and Perceptions / Degas: Beyond Impressionism
JANE MAYO ROOS Early Impressionism and the French State (1866-1874) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 318 pp.; 153 b/w. $60.00 MEYER SCHAPIRO Impressionism: Reflections and Perceptions New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1997. 359 pp.; 106 color...
French Art of the Present in Hitler's Berlin
On June 5, 1937, an exhibition of French modern art, Ausstellung Franzosischer Kunst der Gegenwart (French Art of the Present), opened at the Preussische Akademie der Kunste in Berlin.l It featured works by, among others, Henri Matisse, Maurice de Vlaminck,...
The Columba Altarpiece and the Time of the World
Pictorial manipulations of time, ranging among moments, lifetimes, and centuries, were a chief concern of late medieval and Renaissance painters. Countless sacred and secular images propose one or more distinct temporal dimensions, as in the ages collapsed...
The "Foreignness" of Classical Modern Art in Romania
Much of what has become accepted as canonical modern art was born on the eastern margins of industrial EuropeDadaism in royal Romania, Constructivism in the czarist Russian empire and its successor states, and uniquely creative forms of Cubo-Expressionism...
The Monument, or, Christopher Wren's Roman Accent
The dumbnesse of it (vnlesse the letters be worne quite away) speakes; that it was not any worke of the RoMANs. For they were wont to make stones vocall by inscriptions.[Edmund Bolton], 16271 Irridenda est eorum socordia, qui praesenti potentia credunt...
The Public Commemorative Monument: Mino Da Fiesole's Tombs in the Florentine Badia
In the third quarter of the fifteenth century Mino da Fiesole carved two tombs for the oldest monastic foundation in Florence, the Benedictine abbey known as the Badia.l The first tomb, completed about 1468, was essentially a private commission for the...
The Romantic Spirit in German Art, 1790-1990 / Imagining Modern German Culture, 1889-1910
KEITH HARTLEY, ed. The Romantic Spirit in German Art, 1790-1990 London: Thames and Hudson, 1994. 504 pp.; 185 color ills., 155 b/w. $75.00 FRANCOISE FORSTER-HAHN, ed. Imagining Modern German Culture, 1889-1910 Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art,...