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Art in Renaissance Italy Fourth Edition

SKU: 9781856697972 Supplier: Laurence King Publishing Out of stock


Author: John T Paoletti

Format: Paperback | 576 pages

Dimensions: 220 x 292 x 38.1mm | 10g

Publication date: 07 Jul 2020

"With a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, this book explores why works were created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings and sculptures. It covers Rome and Florence, Venice and the Veneto, Assisi, Siena, Milan, Pavia, Genoa, Padua, Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Urbino and Naples. Chapters are grouped into four chronological parts, allowing for a sustained examination of individual cities in different periods. 'Contemporary Scene' boxes provide fascinating glimpses of daily life and 'Contemporary Voice' boxes quote from painters and writers of the time. Innovative and scholarly, yet accessible and beautifully presented, this book is a definitive work on the Italian Renaissance. This revised edition contains around 200 new pictures and nearly all colour images ..."


 Art in Renaissance Italy Fourth Edition