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Call for Justice: Art and Law in the Low Countries (1450-1650)
 

Call for Justice: Art and Law in the Low Countries (1450-1650) (Hardback)

By Mareel, Samuel
By Sellink, Manfred

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- The human fight for justice as illustrated by prestigious masterpieces from the Burgundian Netherlands, featuring a stunning collection of prestigious master pieces - Contributions from some twenty academics and experts Call for Justice highlights the rich and fascinating inter...action between art, the practice of law and the idea of justice in the territories governed by the Great Council of Mechelen when at the height of its powers. Works of art from the Burgundian Low Countries dating from the mid-fifteenth to mid-seventeenth century are situated within the turbulent legal, political and cultural context in which they were created: the unification of the Netherlands, the increasingly absolutist administration of Emperor Charles V, the Reformation and the uprising against Spain. Call for Justice reveals how these artworks make visible, and in a powerful way, one of the most universal of all human desires: the pursuit of justice. Including prestigious masterpieces by, amongst others, Quinten Matsys, Maarten van Heemskerck, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Maarten de Vos, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck and Philippe de Champaigne. The publication accompanies the exhibition of the same name at the Museum Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen (23 March - 24 June 2018), which forms part of the city festival OP. RECHT. MECHELEN. The exhibition is organized in collaboration with the KMSKA., and is one of the most important exhibitions of spring 2018.
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ISBN 9789492677440
Released AU 3 Apr 2018
Publisher Uitgeverij Kannibaal
Format Hardback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9789492677440
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Uitgeverij Kannibaal
Imprint Uitgeverij Kannibaal
Released 3 Apr 2018
Publication Country Belgium Belgium
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Mareel, Samuel
By Sellink, Manfred
Category Art Forms, Treatments & Subjects
Law
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 242mm
Height: 291mm
Dewey Code 704.9493409492
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Art, Dutch - Exhibitions, Painting, Flemish - Exhibitions, Justice in art - Exhibitions - History - Benelux countries, Law in art - Exhibitions - History - Benelux countries, Law and art - Exhibitions - History - Benelux countries
NBS Text The Arts: General & Reference
ONIX Text General/trade

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