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The Renaissance Art Book


Author : Wenda Brewster O'Reilly
language : en
Publisher: Birdcage Press
Release Date : 2001-06-25


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Art history need not be dry or dull, as O'Reilly's book shows. Featuring 90 full-color photos of many of the masterpieces of the movement, the book delves into the work of such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, and Fra Angelico. Full-color photos and illustrations.

Making Renaissance Art


Author : Kim Woods
language : en
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date : 2007


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This book explores key themes in the making of Renaissance painting, sculpture, architecture, and prints: the use of specific techniques and materials, theory and practice, change and continuity in artistic procedures, conventions and values. It also reconsiders the importance of mathematical perspective, the assimilation of the antique revival, and the illusion of life. Embracing the full significance of Renaissance art requires understanding how it was made. As manifestations of technical expertise and tradition as much as innovation, artworks of this period reveal highly complex creative processes--allowing us an inside view on the vexed issue of the notion of a renaissance.

Renaissance Art


Author : Victoria Charles
language : en
Publisher: Parkstone International
Release Date : 2014-05-10


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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 of ancient Greece and Rome marked the beginning of the rebirth of the arts following the break-down of the dogmatic certitude of the Middle Ages. A number of artists began to innovate in the domains of painting, sculpture, and architecture. Depicting the ideal and the actual, the sacred and the profane, the period provided a frame of reference which influenced European art over the next four centuries. Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Fra Angelico, Giorgione, Mantegna, Raphael, Dürer and Bruegel are among the artists who made considerable contributions to the art of the Renaissance.

Renaissance Art


Author : Irene Earls
language : en
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 1987


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"An interesting and informative resource. Recommended." Reference Book Review

Locating Renaissance Art


Author : Carol M. Richardson
language : en
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release Date : 2007


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Renaissance art history is traditionally identified with Italian centers of production, and Florence in particular. Instead, this book explores the dynamic interchange between European artistic centers and artists and the trade in works of art. It also considers the impact of differing locations on art and artists and some of the economic, political, and cultural factors crucial to the emergence of an artistic center. During c.1420-1520, no city or court could succeed in isolation and so artists operated within a network of interests and local and international identities. The case studies presented in this book portray the Renaissance as an exciting international phenomenon, with cities and courts inextricably bound together in a web of economic and political interests.

Renaissance Art A Very Short Introduction


Author : Geraldine A Johnson
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2005-04-21


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A concise and readable introduction to Renaissance art.-publisher description.

Northern Renaissance Art 1400 1600


Author : Wolfgang Stechow
language : en
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Release Date : 1966


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Originally published in 1966 (Prentice-Hall), this volume is a collection of original sources and documents concerning the lives and times of artists of the 15th and 16th centuries in the Netherlands, Germany, France, and England. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR