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Published by Purnell in London .
Written in English


  • Guercino.

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Statementtext by Ann Sutherland Harris.
SeriesThe Masters -- 58
ContributionsHarris, Ann Sutherland.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13716428M

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After the death of Gregory XV, Guercino returned to his hometown. In , he began his frescoes in the Duomo of Piacenza. The details of his career after are well documented in the account book, the Libro dei Conti di Casa Barbieri, that Guercino and his brother Paolo Antonio Barbieri kept updated, and which has been place: Cento, Italy. Just feet from Bologna Centrale Train Station, Il Guercino is located in a peaceful, private courtyard/10().   In this moving contemplation on the passage of time and transitory nature of life, Guercino painted his only known still life: a decaying skull sits atop the Book of Life; beside it, the sands of time slip through an hourglass; to the left, a vase of French roses, traditional symbols of vita brevis; on the right, a vase of wallflowers, marigolds, pansies and daisies, all Christian . Il Guercino, original name Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, (born Feb. 8, , Cento, near Ferrara, Papal States [Italy]—died Dec. 22, , Bologna), Italian painter whose frescoes freshly exploited the illusionistic ceiling, making a profound impact on 17th-century Baroque decoration. His nickname Il Guercino (“The Squinting One”) was derived from a physical defect.

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