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Title Renaissance Influence on Post Byzantine Panel Painting in Crete.
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About author Panayotis L. Vocotopoulos — Ph. D., member of the Academy of Athens, professor. Panepistimiou, 28, 10679 Athens, Greece.
In the section Eastern Christian Art DOI10.18688/aa166-2-19
Year 2016 Volume 6 Pages 177184
Type of article RAR Index UDK 75.046 Index BBK 85.14

During the 15th–17th centuries the Greek island of Crete, then a Venetian colony, developed a school of painting stemming from the Palaeologan tradition but enriched by stylistic and iconographic elements taken from the Italian Renaissance. The paper examines the channels by which Italian features were absorbed by Cretan painters, the importance of these features which varied from painter to painter and from period to period, the dogma to which the artists belonged, nationality and social status of sponsors, the geographical area where Cretan works were exported, new subjects adopted by Post-Byzantine artists, the framing of paintings, and several other aspects of this re ned art which vanished with the Conquest of the island by the Ottomans in the late 17th century.

Reference Panayotis Vocotopoulos. Renaissance Influence on Post Byzantine Panel Painting in Crete.. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 6. Eds: Anna V. Zakharova, Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2016, pp. 177–184. ISSN 2312-2129.
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