Carlo Dolci complete catalogue of the paintings

Dec 31, 2014 1208

Discussants: Edgar Peters Bowron and Eve Straussmann-Pflanzer
Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5PM

Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065

Organized by: IIC New York

Twenty years after its first appearance in 1995, Francesca Baldassari presents a revised and updated edition of her acclaimed monograph on the most important painter of the Florentine Seicento: Carlo Dolci (1616-1687). In the present volume the author provides further insight into Dolci's artistic personality with the aid of unpublished documents and paintings, reconstructing his widespread critical 'fortune', as well as 'misfortune', and dedicating to him essays that interpret his art from a variety of different angles: his early artistic training, the influence of Humanism and Renaissance painting and sculpture, his relationship with Medici patronage, and the far-reaching importance of his own artistic legacy.

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