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Brown, Jonathan 1939-

Works: 186 works in 773 publications in 7 languages and 20,246 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Exhibition catalogs  Art  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Other
Classifications: ND813.V4, 759.6
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Most widely held works about Jonathan Brown
Most widely held works by Jonathan Brown
Velázquez, painter and courtier by Jonathan Brown( Book )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a detailed biography of the seventeenth century Spanish painter, looks at all of his paintings, and discusses the original technique Velazquez developed for his art
A palace for a king : the Buen Retiro and the court of Philip IV by Jonathan Brown( Book )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ontstaansgeschiedenis van het Palacio del Buen Retiro, het tweede koninklijk paleis van de hoofdstad Madrid, dat in de jaren dertig van de zestiende eeuw werd gebouwd
Images and ideas in seventeenth-century Spanish painting by Jonathan Brown( Book )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden Age of painting in Spain by Jonathan Brown( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting in Spain : 1500-1700 by Jonathan Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the development of Spain during this fascinating period. Offers information about religious beliefs, social attitudes, the activities of patrons & collectors & how these were absorbed & interpreted by painters. El Greco, Ribera, Velazquez, Murillo -- these are but a few of the great sixteenth- and seventeenth-century artist of Spain's golden age of painting. In this authoritative and handsome book, an enlarged, extended, and revised version of his Golden Age of Painting in Spain, eminent Spanish art scholar Jonathan Brown surveys the development of painting in Spain during this fascinating period. Focusing on the interaction between art and the socioeconomic and political conditions that prevailed in Spain's golden age, this book offers information about religious beliefs, social attitudes, the activities of patrons and collectors, and how these were absorbed and interpreted by painters. The author sets the history of Spanish paintings within a European context and discusses not only Spanish artists but also such non-Spanish painters as Titian, Ruben, and Luca Giordano, who either worked in Spain or influenced other artists there. In this up-to-date and innovative analysis of two hundred years of Spanish painting, Brown describes a country that brilliantly transformed the artistic impulses it received from abroad to fit the needs of its own society
Italy and Spain, 1600-1750; sources and documents by Robert Enggass( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goya's last works by Jonathan Brown( Book )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) had a prolific career and spent the last four years of his life in Bordeaux with other political emigres from Spain. In those years and just before his departure from Spain, he created a body of work that is little known to the public and consists of small-scale, intimate pieces, including uncommissioned portraits of friends and family, miniature paintings on ivory plaques, and numerous drawings and lithographs. These simple, bold, and brilliant works attest to the artist's continuing vitality in his old age and also offer some insight into his life during that last period in Bordeaux. They are the culminating achievement of a great artist who was, in his own words, "still learning" as he faced death."--Jacket
Francisco de Zurbarán by Jonathan Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings & connoisseurs : collecting art in seventeenth-century Europe by Jonathan Brown( Book )

20 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old master paintings are now considered to be the most valuable and prestigious of the visual arts, and the best examples command the highest prices of any luxury commodity. In this series of lectures Jonathan Brown tells in vivid detail the story of the rise of painting to this exalted status. The result is an exciting narrative of greed and passion, played out against a background of international politics and intrigue. This book, which is an essay in cultural and art history, is completed by a postscript showing why important old master paintings have now virtually disappeared from the art market. The transformation of painting from an inexpensive to a costly art form reached a crucial stage in the royal courts of Europe in the seventeenth century, where rulers and aristocrats assembled huge collections, often in short periods of time. Brown traces this process in Madrid, Paris, London, and Brussels, beginning with the dispersal of the great English collections in the aftermath of the Civil War, including those of Charles I, the Earl of Arundel, and the Dukes of Buckingham and Hamilton. Hundreds of great pictures were all at once available to continental collectors and were acquired by Cardinal Jules Mazarin, Louis XIV of France, Archduke Leopold William of Austria, and Philip IV of Spain, as well as lesser-known collectors, including Everhard Jabach and Luis de Haro. Through comparative analysis of collecting and collectors at these courts, Brown explains the formation of new attitudes toward pictures, as well as the mechanisms that supported the enterprise of collecting, including the emergence of the art dealer, the development of connoisseurship, and the publication of sumptuous picture books of various collections
Art and history : images and their meaning by Jonathan Brown( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murillo & his drawings by Jonathan Brown( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picasso and the Spanish tradition by Jonathan Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a compelling example of cultural politics, the Spaniard Pablo Picasso has been transformed into a hero of French modernism. Recently, however, there is a growing awareness that Picasso's involvement with his native land was crucial throughout his life. In this book, eminent art historians examine Picasso's dynamic relationship with the country of his birth and its cultural and artistic traditions
Jusepe de Ribera: prints and drawings; [catalogue of an exhibition] The Art Museum, Princeton University, October-November 1973 by Jonathan Brown( Book )

24 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish paintings of the fifteenth through nineteenth centuries by National Gallery of Art (U.S.)( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figures of thought, El Greco as interpreter of history, tradition, and ideas( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco de Zurbarán by Jonathan Brown( Book )

15 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sale of the century : artistic relations between Spain and Great Britain, 1604-1655( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Greco--Italy and Spain by Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (U.S.)( Book )

23 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van een symposium, gewijd aan leven en werk van de Spaanse schilder van Griekse origine El Greco (is Domenikos Theotokopoulos ; 1541-1614)
Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820 : From Conquest to Independence by Luisa Elena Alcalá( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820: From Conquest to Independence surveys the diverse styles, subjects, and iconography of painting in Latin America between the 16th and 19th centuries. While European art forms were widely disseminated, copied, and adapted throughout Latin America, colonial painting is not a derivative extension of Europe. The ongoing debate over what to call it-mestizo, hybrid, creole, indo-hispanic, tequitqui-testifies to a fundamental yet unresolved question of identity. Comparing and contrasting the Viceroyalties of New Spain, with its center in modern-day Mexico, and Peru, the authors explore the very different ways the two regions responded to the influence of the Europeans and their art. A wide range of art and artists are considered, some for the first time. Rich with new photography and primary research, this book delivers a wealth of new insight into the history of images and the history of art"
In the shadow of Velázquez : a life in art history by Jonathan Brown( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conferencias de la tercera edición de la Cátedra Museo del Prado, dirigida por Jonathan Brown. Al hilo de su biografía y de su experiencia personal en el ámbito de la historia del arte, el autor reflexiona sobre pintores como Ribera, el Greco o Velázquez, ocupándose además de cuestiones relacionadas con la historiografía, la noción de taller, el arte de corte de los Austrias o el contexto artístico de los territorios de Nueva España
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Painting in Spain : 1500-1700
Alternative Names
Brown, Jonathan

Brown, Jonathan C. 1939-

Brown, Jonathan M. 1939-

Brown, Jonathan Mayer

Brown, Jonathan Mayer 1939-

Jonathan Brown Amerikaans kunsthistoricus

Jonathan Brown hispaniste américain

Джонатан Браун

جاناتان براون

ブラウン, ジョナサン

Images and ideas in seventeenth-century Spanish paintingPainting in Spain : 1500-1700Goya's last worksKings & connoisseurs : collecting art in seventeenth-century EuropeArt and history : images and their meaningPicasso and the Spanish traditionSpanish paintings of the fifteenth through nineteenth centuriesFrancisco de Zurbarán