Hugo van der Goes
is one of the greatest of the early painters of the northern Renaissance.
A very general section next locates the Madonna in a broad historical context of European art by interweaving discussion of its iconography, through a discussion of the impact of printing, with an account of its devotional function and style, via consideration of other paintings of the same date by artists as disparate in kind and geography as Mantegna, Hugo van der Goes
, and Botticelli.
After playing with van der Goes
, I was hardly upset with a 7.
Ridderbos cites publications that adopt a range of approaches, from those that explore broad issues, such as competition and collaboration among early Netherlandish artists, to those that observe technical details: for example, that Hugo van der Goes
in his Berlin Nativity built up the curtain rod in relief so that it literally reaches out to the viewer.
Chapter 1 demonstrates how Panofsky's authoritative account of the canonical masters Hans Memling and Hugo van der Goes
consolidates the Hegelian criteria of naturalism and genius, enshrined in the nationalist scholarship of Max Friedlander, Wilhelm Worringer, and Max Dvorak, among others.
First he presents a case study of the depressed and suicidal Flemish painter Hugh van der Goes
, followed by descriptions of the apparently unique late medieval phenomenon of St.