Table of Contents for Born under Saturn: the character and conduct of artists / by Rudolf and Margot Wittkower ; introduction by Joseph Connors, available from. Born Under Saturn: The Character and Conduct of Artists: a Documented History from Antiquity to the French Revolution. Front Cover. Rudolf Wittkower, Margot. Rudolph and Margot Wittkower, Born Under Saturn. New York: Random House, , pp. , 89 illustrations, $ John Sandberg Ph.D. Ohio State.

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A rare art history classic that The New York Times calls a “delightful, scholarly and gossipy romp through the character and conduct of artists from antiquity to the French Revolution. Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages.

Born Under Saturn: The Character and Conduct of Artists by Margot Wittkower

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Imedajinsokt Plagens rated it really liked it Aug 05, A collection of stories and anecdotes taken from Bellori, Vasari, Houbraken or Van Mander, organised around certain themes. Maqroll rated it really liked it Aug udner, Rudolf WittkowerMargot Wittkower No preview available – Mary Harju rated it liked it Jul 02, Tribulations of Mind and Body.


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Inspired by Your Browsing History. A scholarly work, extensively researched. Aug 14, Oliver rated wittkoaer it was ok Shelves: Arielle rated it liked it Feb 15, Right at the beginning of the chapter they admit that suicide is not a common phenomenon among artists and happens to all professions, so basically that going deeper into this material would misrepresent artists’ attempt of suicide.

Creation in Solitude 53 Covers patronage, the break from guilds and workshops, the assertion of artistic freedom, obsession with work, the inability of artists to get along wlttkower others, their sex lives, food lives, sleep lives, and much more. Dit levert eerst nog interessante stellingen en gedachten op, maar al snel gaat de ellenlange opsomming vervelen.