Title Dutch Pictorial Calligraphy of the Beginning of 17th century in the Context of Visual and Written Culture
Author email vinnie_poohu@pisem.net
About author Chistova, Lyubava D. European University at St. Petersburg, Russia, Ph.D. student
In the section Western Art of the 15th-20th Centuries
Year 2013 Volume 3 Pages 418425
Type of article RAR Index UDK 76.01 Index BBK 85.03

The main topic of the article is Dutch mannerist calligraphy in the beginning of 17th c. It deals with some specific features of the penn-const (special type of images constructed from the elements of letters) and stylized calligraphy. The research focuses on the connection and interrelation of different types of signs, namely conventional signs, i.e. letters, and mimetic one, i.e. images, as well as on related visual effects. The author also examines the causes of the emergence of this genre and the reasons for its marginality. The subject seems to be of great importance in semiotic perspective and it has never been examined relying on semiotic methods. Although they might enable us to deal with a text and images alike, which makes them valuable for this particular type of art.

Reference Chistova, Lubava D. Dutch Pictorial Calligraphy of the Beginning of 17th century in the Context of Visual and Written Culture. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 3. Eds: Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2013, pp. 418–425. ISSN 2312-2129.
Publication Article language russian
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