Speaks the Masterpiece. Fine Arts in Audio Description



Author: Beata Jerzakowska

Æ Academic Publishing


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Advance Reader/Listener recordings:

“The Prodigal Son” – youtube link

“Narcissus at the Source” – youtube link

“Masquerade” – youtube link

“Job on the Dunghill” – youtube link

“The Three Ages of Woman” – youtube link


Additional information

Published in 2019
Editor Joanna Esquibel
Edition 1st
ISBN 978-1-68346-136-4, 978-1-68346-137-1, 978-1-68346-138-8, 978-1-68346-139-5, 978-1-68346-140-1
# of pages 472

Table of Contents

Note from the Publisherxiii
13 th / 14 th century
Giotto (c1270–1337)
St.Francis Preaching to the Birds42
14th/ 15th century47
Jan van Eyck (a1390–1441)
The Arnolfini Portrait48
Hans Memling (1430/35?–1494)
The Last Judgement54
15th/ 16th century
Giovanni Bellini (c1430–1516)
Jheronymus Bosch (1450–1516)
Extracting the Stone of Madness70
Jheronymus Bosch (1450–1516)
The Peddler76
Jheronimus Bosch (1450–1516)
The Last Judgement84
Sandro Botticelli (1455–1510)
Birth of Venus94
Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528)
Job on the Dunghill (and his Wife Pours Water
on his Sores)98
Michelangelo (1475–1564)
The Creation of Adam102viii
Michelangelo (1475–1564)
The Last Judgement106
Titian (c1488/90–1576)
The Three Ages of Man114
16th/ 17th century
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30–1569)
The (Great) Tower of Babel120
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30–1569)
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus126
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30–1569)
The Triumph of Death134
Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593)
El Greco (1541–1614)
The Burial of Count Orgaz146
Caravaggio (1571–1610)
Narcissus at the Source154
Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665)
Echo and Narcissus158
Diego Velázquez (1599–1660)
Las Meninas (Ladies-in-Waiting)164
17th/ 18th century
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669)
Return of the Prodigal Son172
Jean Antoine Watteau (1684–1721)
The Love Song / The Scale of Love178
Jean Antoine Watteau (1684–1721)
Pierrot formerly known as Gillés184
18th/ 19th century
Goya (or impostor) (1746–1828)
The Colossus190ix
William Blake (1757-1827)
Elohim Creating Adam196
Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840)
The Stages of Life200
Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840)
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog206
January Suchodolski (1797–1875)
Defense of Jasna Góra210
19th century
Juliusz Kossak (1824–1899)
General Dąbrowski in Front of the Polish Legions216
John Everett Millais (1829–1896)
Michał Elwiro Andriolli (1836–1893)
Artur Grottger (1837–1867)
Farewell to the Insurgent232
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Battle of Grunwald236
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Jan Kochanowski over Urszulka’s Dead Body244
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Skarga’s Sermon250
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Rejtan or the Fall of Poland256
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Władysław Podkowiński (1866–1895)
Children in the Garden268x
19th/ 20th century
Paul Cézanne (1839–1906)
The Bathers274
Oscar-Claude Monet (1840–1926)
Impression Surnrise280
Henryk Siemiradzki (1843–1902)
Paul Gauguin (1848–1903)
Where do We Come From? What Are We?
Where Are We Going to?288
Józef Chełmoński (1849–1914)
Aleksander Gierymski (1850–1901)
Jewess with Oranges300
Julian Fałat (1853–1929)
Winter Landscape with a River304
Jacek Malczewski (1854–1929)
Spring: Landscape with Tobias308
Jacek Malczewski (1854–1929)
Gustav Klimt (1862–1918)
The Kiss (Lovers)320
Gustav Klimt (1862–1918)
The Three Ages of Woman324
Edward Munch (1863–1944)
The Scream330
Samuel Hirschenberg (1865–1908)
The Black Banner336
Olga Boznańska (1865–1940)
Granny’s Namesday340xi
Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944)
Untitled (first abstract watercolor)344
Stanisław Ignacy Wyspiański (1869–1907)
Józef Mehoffer (1869–1946)
Strange Garden354
Henri Matisse (1869–1954)
The Dessert: Harmony in Red360
Ferdynand Ruszczyc (1870–1936)
Nec mergitur (It Will Not Sink)364
Stanisław Kamocki (1875–1944)
Summer Landcape368
Pablo Picasso (1881–1972)
The Young Ladies of Avignon372
Tadeusz Makowski (1882–1932)
The Miser378
Tadeusz Makowski (1882–1932)
Marc Chagall (1887–1985)
The Fall of Icarus388
René Magritte (1898–1967)
The Human Condition392
20th/ 21st century
Salvador Dali (1904–1989)
The Persistence of Memory398
Bronisław Wojciech Linke (1906–1962)
The Bus402
Andrzej Wróblewski (1927–1957)
Execution V (Execution with a Boy)410
Zdzisław Beksiński (1929–2005)
No title [Crawling Death]414
Stanisław Garwatowski (1931–)
Warsaw Uprising418
Jerzy Duda-Gracz (1941–2004)
Tower of Babel 2422
Edward Dwurnik (1943–2018)
Katyń The Way to the East (series XVII)428
List of References435
Glossary of terms443