Excerpt from Carlo Crivelli
Crivelli can hardly be said to provide a very attractive subject for the biographer, owing to the paucity of material. Up to the present time the account in Messrs Crowe and Cavalcaselle's "History" has remained the most complete treatment of the painter, and in its main features their careful compilation leaves little to be desired. The present volume is an attempt to put together all that is known about Crivelli and his works. One great deficiency may be acknowledged at once. No additions have been made to the scanty documentary evidence about the painter which has up till now been available. It is possible that a diligent search among the archives at Ascoli, and the other towns with which Crivelli was connected, might reveal some further information. For such researches I have had neither time nor opportunity. All that I have been able to ascertain is that of this nature there exists nothing obvious or known to the local authorities.
In default of more original information we are under considerable obligations to Amico Ricci, who, at a time when Crivelli's pictures were being scattered from their original home in the Marches, either from his own knowledge or from information which he had collected, preserved in many cases the memory of their original positions and other important facts about them.
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Carlo Crivelli (Classic Reprint) - G M'Neil Rushforth

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Title
Carlo Crivelli (Classic Reprint)
Author
G M'Neil Rushforth
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Paperback / softback
Publisher
Forgotten Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20170416

Excerpt from Carlo Crivelli
Crivelli can hardly be said to provide a very attractive subject for the biographer, owing to the paucity of material. Up to the present time the account in Messrs Crowe and Cavalcaselle's "History" has remained the most complete treatment of the painter, and in its main features their careful compilation leaves little to be desired. The present volume is an attempt to put together all that is known about Crivelli and his works. One great deficiency may be acknowledged at once. No additions have been made to the scanty documentary evidence about the painter which has up till now been available. It is possible that a diligent search among the archives at Ascoli, and the other towns with which Crivelli was connected, might reveal some further information. For such researches I have had neither time nor opportunity. All that I have been able to ascertain is that of this nature there exists nothing obvious or known to the local authorities.
In default of more original information we are under considerable obligations to Amico Ricci, who, at a time when Crivelli's pictures were being scattered from their original home in the Marches, either from his own knowledge or from information which he had collected, preserved in many cases the memory of their original positions and other important facts about them.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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