Northern European and Spanish Paintings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago


100.00 USD $100 $90 Members

Gift box not available

Product summary

Item #108843 (in stock)

This magisterial volume, the result of many years of research, documents the Art Institute of Chicago’s significant––and, surprisingly, relatively unknown––collection of English, French, German, Netherlandish, and Spanish paintings created before 1600. Nearly 100 altarpieces, private devotional works, portraits, and landscapes by such masters as Lucas Cranach, Gerard David, El Greco, Jan Gossaert, and Rogier van der Weyden receive their first in-depth analysis.

With its accessible entries and beautiful illustrations, this publication reflects the most up-to-date scholarship. New conservation investigations, including the study of under-drawing and of wood supports, illuminate many issues surrounding these paintings.

Hardcover. 476 pages with 233 duotone and 123 color  illustrations. 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" x 1 1/2".

Write a review

Sign in or create an account to write your review.


See tutorials, events, and behind-the-scenes looks at what inspires us on our new ARTifacts blog.

Become a Member

Proceeds help support the many fine programs of The Art Institute of Chicago.
Save 10%, become a Member now.

Connect with Us