Gardens of Love and the Limits of Morality in Early Netherlandish
1587-99, anonymous (Netherlandish
?); foot: after the mid 19th century, anonymous, gilt silver, ht38.5cm (overall).
Mochizuki, and Lisa Vergara (editors), In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish
Art in Memory of John Michael Montias (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2006), p.
Idolized by Rembrandt (who owned eight of his paintings) and later beloved by Georges Bataille's circle, Segers has long disoriented scholars with his eschewal of dates and signatures and, moreover, his stunning formal turn away from a familiarly Netherlandish
pictorial idiom of legible abundance.
The government placed a temporary export bar on the painting last November because it was said to be an exceptional example of early Netherlandish
The layering of meanings was also made possible in these works, and its implications for Netherlandish
painting is developed in the next chapter.
Synopsis: The Netherlandish
Canticum Canticorum is a late 15th-century blockbook ordinarily bound with larger, more impressive, and better known blockbooks, particularly the Biblia Pauperum and the Speculum Humanae Salvationis.
Their topics include essential landscape, beyond beauty, intersection in the theological experience of art and place, aesthetics and ethics, waterwash and the Zen art of pragmatism, deep aesthetics and the heart of the world, landmarks of the sacred in times of climate change, Netherlandish
winter landscapes during the Little Ice Age and Olafur Eliasson's glacier series, and exploring sensomotoric awareness in a landscape.
ONE of the many puzzles about this Netherlandish
master of the early sixteenth century, which is what we should call him, is not hard to solve.
Image After Iconoclasm, 1566-1572 Mia M Mochizuki
"Van Eyck to Durer: The Influence of Early Netherlandish
Painting on European Art: 1430-1530" shows how these two individuals did much to further western European art for centuries to come with their realistic style.