Overview:Fruits of Desire - A Seventeenth-Century Carved Ivory Cup - This is a delightfully illustrated exploration of one of the most revered pieces of seventeenth-century ivory carving in the world. An extraordinary achievement in terms of its artistic rendering of the human body, its masterful carving of details, and its profound philosophical meaning, Balthasar Griessmann's large ivory goblet in the J. Paul Getty Museum celebrates wine and explores the benefits and risks of its consumption. "Fruits of Desire" is a wonderfully illustrated volume that traces the visual and literary sources that inspired Griessmann's designs. It also looks how, although the cup's maker has long been considered a master of German Baroque ivory carving, Griessmann was only identified by name fifteen years ago.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726797-9780892369409. It was written by the following authors: Eike D. Schmidt. Book Fruits of Desire - A Seventeenth-Century Carved Ivory Cup, which can be read online, published by the company: Getty Trust Publications. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fashion, Art, Photography. The book was published on 2009-07-30 00:00:00. It has 56 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 284 g. File for download Fruits of Desire - A Seventeenth-Century Carved Ivory Cup has PDF format and is called fruits-of-desire-a-seventeenth-century-carved-ivory-cup.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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