From: Nicky Hamlyn (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 12:31:30 PST
I put this query to an art historian friend with a special interest
in curtains (! ) and he recommends the following: look up a book by
Georges Banu, Le Rideau, which illustrates several paintings of that
On 2 Dec 2008, at 19:44, Francisco Torres wrote:
> Romantic? That seems more like a Baroque technique.
> On 12/1/08, Eli Horwatt <email suppressed> wrote:
>> Please Help!
>> I'm trying to locate the proper name of a tradition in Romantic
>> These works feature lush natural scenes but are framed usually by
>> stage curtains, as if to draw attention to the paintings as
>> It is a kind of tromp-l'oeil, but has its own distinct tradition
>> and ( I
>> believe) term. One of these paintings appeared on the cover of
>> Dave Eggers
>> "Hearbreaking Work of Staggering Genius."
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
>> Eli Horwatt
>> York University
>> Cinema Studies
>> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.