Theodore K. Rabb

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Books

Reputations redeemed by art: two books examine what made Charles I and II great collectors but bad rulers

Despite the failings of the Stuart kings, their art collections stand in their favour, as exhibitions in the UK this year have shown

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Books

Telling us why and how: a groundbreaking study of Veronese’s techniques and paintings

These two books—very different in approach—analyse the process and works of the Italian Renaissance painter

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The comprehensive corpus on Peter Paul Rubens

Two new titles are added to the peerless catalogue of Rubens’s work

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Exhibitions

A hard act to follow: on Caravaggio's followers

A group of books looks at the artists Caravaggio influenced—more or less