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Honthorst, Samson and Delilah , 1615-20 Saraceni, Judith , c. 1615 Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht, 1592-1656) (in Rome c. 1612/15-20)
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Honthorst, Samson and Delilah , 1615-20 Already famed for his candlelit scenes while residing in Rome, Honthorst was nicknamed Gherardo delle Notti (“Gerard of the Nights”)
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Honthorst, Denial of Peter , c. 1620 Honthorst typically includes a dark, shadowy figure that blocks out the source of light. It functions as a repoussoir (from the French repousser , “to push back”) – a form in a painting which, by virtue of its closeness to the picture plane, sets off or “pushes back” other forms behind it in space.
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Honthorst, Denial of Peter , c. 1620 Bartolomeo Manfredi, Denial of Peter , c. 1615
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Honthorst, Merry Company , c. 1619-20
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Honthorst, Merry Company ( The Concert ), c. 1620
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Honthorst, Merry Company ( The Concert ), c. 1620
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Honthorst, Merry Company ( The Concert ), c. 1620 Copy after Dirck Barendsz., Mankind Awaiting the Last Judgment , late 16 th century
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Honthorst, The Procuress , 1625
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Honthorst, A Prostitute (?), 1625 Detail of Honthorst’s Procuress , 1625
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Honthorst,
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ARTH 4427 taught by Professor Zucker during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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