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By John C. van Dyke

John Charles van Dyke (1856-1932) was once an American artwork historian and critic. He used to be born at New Brunswick, N. J., studied at Columbia, and for a few years in Europe. together with his e-book chronicling the historical past of portray from cave work to the fashionable period. absolutely illustrated.

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Peter's Rome, frescos Vatican, pictures Berlin and Nat. Gal. ; Giovanni Santi, Annunciation Milan, Pieta Urbino, Madonnas Berlin, Nat. Gal. , S. Croce Fano; Perugino, frescos Sistine Rome, Crucifixion S. M. Maddalena Florence, Sala del Cambio Perugia, altar-pieces Pitti, Fano, Cremona, many pictures in European galleries; Pinturricchio, frescos S. M. , Pitti, Louvre; Lo Spagna, Madonna Lower Church Assisi, frescos at Spoleto, Turin, Perugia, Assisi. , Bergamo, Museo Correr Venice, Nat. Gal. ; Francesco Cossa, altar-pieces S.

FIG. —MANTEGNA. GONZAGA FAMILY GROUP (DETAIL). MANTUA. Of Squarcione's other pupils Pizzolo (fl. 1470) was the most promising, but died early. Marco Zoppo (1440-1498) seems to have followed the Paduan formula of hardness, dryness, and exacting detail. He was possibly influenced by Cosimo Tura, and in turn influenced somewhat the Ferrara-Bolognese school. Mantegna, however, was the greatest of the school, and his influence was far-reaching. It affected the school of Venice in matters of drawing, beside influencing the Lombard and Veronese schools in their beginnings.

He possessed no dramatic force, but had a refined workmanship for his time—a workmanship perhaps better, all told, than that of his Florentine contemporary, Cimabue. ) changed the type somewhat by rounding the form. His drawing was not always correct, but in color he was good and in detail exact and minute. He probably profited somewhat by the example of Giotto. FIG. —A. LORENZETTI. PEACE (DETAIL). TOWN-HALL, SIENNA. The Siennese who came the nearest to Giotto's excellence were the brothers Ambrogio (fl.

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