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Renaissance Art


Author : Geraldine A. Johnson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Botticelli, Holbein, da Vinci, Dürer, Michelangelo: these Renaissance masters are still revered today. But who were these artists, why did they produce such memorable works, and h...


Renaissance Art


Author : Tom Nichols
Genre : Art History

The 15th century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European culture. But what does the familiar phrase “Renaissance Art” actually describe? Through enga...


Renaissance Art


Author : Victoria Charles
Genre : Art & Architecture

The Renaissance began at the end of the 14th century in Italy and had extended across the whole of Europe by the second half of the 16th century. The rediscovery of the splendour o...


The Medici Renaissance In Florence


Author : Dawn Dubriel
Genre : Art & Architecture

The Medici Renaissance in Florence tells the story of how a few men in search of ancient knowledge ignited a new age of enlightenment called the Renaissance based on rediscovered a...


The Renaissance


Author : Walter Pater
Genre : Art & Architecture

The Renaissance has a long and complex historiography, and in line with general scepticism of discrete periodizations, there has been much debate among historians reacting to the 1...


The Renaissance Studies In Art And Poetry


Author : Walter Pater
Genre : Art & Architecture

It is a collection of beautifully written essays on various artistic movements of the Renaissance, and concludes with Pater's urgent call to readers to experience life as fully as ...


Life In The Renaissance


Author : Charles L. Mee, Jr.
Genre : History

Here, award-winning historian Charles L. Mee Jr. explores life in Renaissance Italy - from the ascendancy of Florence and the Medicis to the genius of Michelangelo and Leonardo da ...


The Florentine Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Florentine painting between Giotto and Michelangelo contains the names of such artists as Orcagna, Masaccio, Fra Filippo, Pollaiuolo, Verrocchio, Leonardo and Botticelli. Put besid...


The Queen Of Weapons


Author : Tobias Capwell & Artfinder
Genre : Art & Architecture

This digital publication showcases one of the key staples of The Wallace Collection’s permanent holding: Renaissance swords. Swords are emblems of wealth and prowess,...


Brunelleschi S Dome


Author : Ross King
Genre : Art & Architecture

On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoeve...


The Venetian Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

The following essay owes its origin to the author's belief that Venetian painting is the most complete expression in art of the Italian Renaissance. The Renaissance is even more im...


The Renaissance


Author : J.H. Plumb
Genre : History

By 1400, the foundation of the Italian Renaissance had been laid. There was burgeoning trade and industry, newly wealthy individuals and cities, and a new political freedom and ene...


Leonardo Da Vinci S Role In The Renaissance Children S Renaissance History


Author : Baby Professor
Genre : History

Leonardo Da Vinci was a great man with many achievements. In fact, he was one of those who made the Renaissance the Renaissance. In this book, we're going to take a look at the...


The Ugly Renaissance


Author : Alexander Lee
Genre : Europe

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more ...


Heretics And Heroes


Author : Thomas Cahill
Genre : Europe

From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Weste...


The Italian Renaissance


Author : Garry Price
Genre : Art & Architecture

This book gives a brief glimpse into the Italian Renaissance.  This age of exploration and learned helped change the world.  Students can learn about Leonardo Da Vinci, M...


Italian Renaissance Art


Author : Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier
Genre : Art History

Richly illustrated, and featuring detailed descriptions of works by pivotal figures in the Italian Renaissance, this enlightening volume traces the development of art and architect...


The Renaissance A Very Short Introduction


Author : Jerry Brotton
Genre : Europe

This wide-ranging exploration of the Renaissance sees the period as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement and cultural experimentation and interaction on a global scale. ...


The Feud That Sparked The Renaissance


Author : Paul Robert Walker
Genre : Europe

A lively and intriguing tale of the competition between two artists, culminating in the construction of the Duomo in Florence, this is also the story of a city on the verge of grea...


The Renaissance Of The Vocal Art


Author : Edmund Myer
Genre : Music

A Practical Study of Vitality, Vitalized Energy, of the Physical, Mental and Emotional Powers of the Singer, through Flexible, Elastic Bodily Movements has been presented in this b...


Leonardo Michelangelo And Raphael The Greatest Artists Of The Renaissance


Author : Charles River Editors
Genre : History

*Includes pictures of important people and places, as well as the artists' most famous works.  *Discusses the relationships between the artists.  *Includes a ...


Renaissance In Italy The Fine Arts


Author : John Addington Symonds
Genre : Art & Architecture

According to Wikipedia: "John Addington Symonds (5 October 1840 - 19 April 1893) was an English poet and literary critic… Meanwhile he was occupied with his major work, Renaissan...


The Lost Battles


Author : Jonathan Jones
Genre : Europe

From one of Britain’s most respected and acclaimed art historians, art critic of The Guardian—the galvanizing story of a sixteenth-century clash of titans, the tw...


Renaissance Art A Very Short Introduction


Author : Geraldine A. Johnson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Botticelli, Holbein, Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo: the names are familiar, as are many of the works. But who were these artists, why did they produce such memorable images, and h...


Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence Italy


Author : Robert Grey Reynolds Jr.
Genre : Art History

Sandro Botticelli and Simonetta Vespucci depend upon one another for their fame in many respects. The Genoan beauty who came to Florence as a teenager was the subject of many of Bo...


The Renaissance Studies In Art And Poetry


Author : Walter Pater
Genre : Art History

Walter Pater (1839-1894) attained a B.A. degree in Classics from Queen's College, Oxford, followed soon after by a M.A. degree from Brasenose College, Oxford, where he was made...


Renaissance In Italy The Age Of The Despots


Author : John Addington Symonds
Genre : Art & Architecture

According to Wikipedia: "John Addington Symonds (5 October 1840 - 19 April 1893) was an English poet and literary critic… Meanwhile he was occupied with his major work, Renaissan...


Renaissance In Italy The Catholic Reaction Both Parts In A Single File


Author : John Addington Symonds
Genre : Art & Architecture

According to Wikipedia: "John Addington Symonds (5 October 1840 - 19 April 1893) was an English poet and literary critic… Meanwhile he was occupied with his major work, Renaissan...


The Central Italian Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Art collector and historian Bernard Berenson was the preeminent authority of Renaissance art in the early 1900s. He wrote a series of books on the subject and Central Italian Pain...


The Florentine Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Historian and art collector Bernard Berenson wrote a series of volumes on Italian Renaissance painters that were published between 1894 and 1907. In The Florentine Painters of the...


The Renaissance


Author : Walter Pater
Genre : Art & Architecture

Pater's graceful essays discuss the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging re...


Renaissance Architecture


Author : Christy Anderson
Genre : Art & Architecture

A completely new approach to the history of Renaissance architecture, encompassing the entire continent and dealing with the work of well-known architects such as Michelangelo and ...


North Italian Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

North Italian Painters of the Renaissance is art historian Bernard Berenson's most controversial volume in his series on Renaissance art. As a collector, Berenson wrote that t...


The Medici And The Italian Renaissance


Author : Oliphant Smeaton
Genre : History

This book covers the extensive influence of the Medici family during the Italian Renaissance.  This book was created from a scan of the original artifact, and as such t...


Ornament Of The Italian Renaissance


Author : Arthur L. Blakeslee
Genre : Art & Architecture

This gallery of stunning architectural accents from Italy's Middle Ages has been assembled from a rare early-20th-century publication. Grotesques from carved panels of choir stalls...


The Perfect House


Author : Witold Rybczynski
Genre : Art & Architecture

"Palladio is the Bible," Thomas Jefferson once said. "You should get it and stick to it." With his simple, gracious, perfectly proportioned villas, Andrea Palladio elevated the arc...


Minstrel S Renaissance


Author : Richard Ayre
Genre : Horror

‘I forgot. How the hell could I forget?’‘You forgot because you had to.’Newcastle upon Tyne: 1999Phil Sturgess is struggling on. He has ...


Fantastic Gothic And Renaissance Ornament


Author : Rudolf Berliner
Genre : Art & Architecture

Dancing beasts of myth and legend, thick foliage that appears to live and breathe, reclining figures engulfed by symbols of fate — this spectacular compendium of 15th- and 18th-c...


A Short History Of The Renaissance


Author : Edith Sichel
Genre : History

MICHAEL ANGELO'S great painting of the newly created Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel might be taken as a symbol of the Renaissance, of the time when man was, as it were, ...


The Renaissance


Author : Walter Horatio Pater
Genre : Art & Architecture

Pater's well written account of the beauty of art and poetry throughout the Renaissance, this book has become an important manual for those studying this period of history....


The Renaissance


Author : Walter Pater
Genre : Art & Architecture

This fantastic classic text is Pater's graceful collection of essays discussing the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with a...


The Art Of Fresco Painting In The Middle Ages And The Renaissance


Author : Mrs. Mary P. Merrifield
Genre : Art & Architecture

Fresco painting was reintroduced to public attention in this important work by a recognized authority. In addition to translating descriptions of painting methods used by such mast...


The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy


Author : Jacob Burckhardt & S. Middlemore
Genre : Europe

For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualis...


Renaissance In Italy


Author : John Addington Symonds
Genre : Art & Architecture

This book is the third volume in a series on the Italian Renaissance by English writer and poet John Addington Symonds.  This book was created from a scan of the origin...


The Day The Renaissance Was Saved


Author : Niccolo Capponi & André Naffis-Sahely
Genre : Europe

It was a battle that change the course of history, and was immortalized in a massive painting by Leonardo da Vinci that was thought lost for centuries . . . until now. ...


The Venetian Painters Of The Renaissance


Author : Bernard Berenson
Genre : Art & Architecture

Art connoisseur and historian Bernard Berenson was the preeminent authority of Renaissance art in the early 1900s. He wrote a series of books on the subject and The Venetian Paint...


The Renaissance Chapter 9 Of Brief Guide To The History Of Architectural Styles


Author : Tatyana Fedulova
Genre : Art & Architecture

The Renaissance is a 9th chapter of the series containing:- Ancient Egypt- Ancient Mesopotamia- Cretan-Mycenaean- Ancient Greece- Ancient Rome- ...


A Companion To Renaissance And Baroque Art


Author : Babette Bohn & James M. Saslow
Genre : Art History

A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art provides a diverse, fresh collection of accessible, comprehensive essays addressing key issues for European art produced between 1...


Titian And The End Of The Venetian Renaissance


Author : Tom Nichols
Genre : Art & Architecture

Titian is best known for paintings that embodied the tradition of the Venetian Renaissance—but how Venetian was the artist himself? In this study, Tom Nichols probes the tensions...


Writer S Guide To Everyday Life In Renaissance England


Author : Kathy Lynn Emerson
Genre : History

For the writer and anyone else interested in Renaissance England (1485-1649), this remarkable resource covers the day-to-day details: fashions, food, customs, family life, the Roya...