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Музикалната тема в тенебризма
The Musical Theme in Tenebrism

Author(s): Vyara Popova
Subject(s): Philosophy, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Aesthetics, History of Art
Published by: Институт по философия и социология при БАН
Keywords: Adam de Coster; Caravaggio; Tessinians; Bambochanti; street genre; The Utrecht Caravaggios; skiagrafia; chiaroscuro; tenebrism; Gerrit van Honthorst; Mathias Stomer; Trophime Bigot

Summary/Abstract: The text unfolds a fascinating narrative through four paintings: 1/ Adam de Coster, “Man Singing by Candlelight”, 2/ “Master of Candlelight”, before 1650, “Singing Boy” and 3/ “Master of Candlelight”, 1650, “Singing Boy”. Using candle-singing as a guiding principle, important pictorial concepts such as Caravaggism, “Flying Birds”, Bambochanti, Kiaroscuro and Tenebrism, are introduced and differentiated.

  • Issue Year: XXXII/2023
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 106-117
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bulgarian