№3(59)
September 2017
ISSN
1990-4126

Russian

«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 47 September 2014

Fine art


Gordusenko Maria I.

Curatorial Intern at the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts
J. Paul Getty Museum,
Los Angeles, USA, e-mail: Maria.gordusenko@gmail.com

 

THE EVOLUTION OF LANDSCAPES WITH DOLMENS IN GRAPHIC ARTS FROM THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEVENTEENTH TO THE NINETEENTH CENTURY


This article investigates the evolution of the image of dolmens, megalithic tombs, in Dutch graphic arts by applying the stylistic method of analysis. It reviews how the depiction of dolmens developed in the course of time, and how these objects were shown in relation to the landscape of the region where they are found. The author proposes a classification of these graphic artworks according to the purposes of their creation, whether artistic or scholarly. This inquiry shows how the perception of dolmens by artistes, scholars and broader audience changed throughout the centuries. The evolution of the image of dolmens is researched in the context of a particular period when certain prints or drawings were created. As a result, a complex and diverse image of these prehistoric constructions is formed, which helps to underline the role of dolmens in the history of the Netherlands.

Key words: dolmen, landscape, graphics, the Netherlands



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