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Study for "Benediction of the Seed of Noah"

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Description: The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance: Geography, Mobility, and Style
Coursing throughout the bedrock of regionally oriented art literature are contesting veins of discourse. For Dolce and his Dialogo, varietà culled from various locales and artists can potentially be praiseworthy because it exhibits the painter’s knowledge of the foreign. Yet judgment and the sense of decorum which control varietà can easily falter, pushing an artist’s style into the domain of the ridiculous. And like Vasari, Dolce installs a steadfast surveillance of geographic borders, with …
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Related print edition pages: pp.189-215

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