9780205010479

Art in Renaissance Italy

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205010479

  • ISBN 10:

    0205010474

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/29/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

KEY BENEFIT: A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italyshows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why works of art, buildings, prints, and other forms of visual production came to be. The authors also discuss how men and women of the Renaissance regarded art and artists, why works of Renaissance art look the way they do, and what this means to us. Unlike other books on the subject, this one covers not only Florence and Rome, but also Venice and the Veneto, Assisi, Siena, Milan, Pavia, Padua, Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Urbino, and Naples ;each governed in a distinctly different manner, every one with individual, political, and social structures that inevitably affected artistic styles. Spanning more than three centuries, the narrative brings to life the rich tapestry of Italian Renaissance society and the art that is its enduring legacy. Throughout, special features, including textual sources from the period and descriptions of social rituals, evoke and document the people and places of this dynamic age. The book covers the art and artists of Italy during the Renaissance ;Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice, Naples and other regions, from the 13ththrough the 16thcenturies. For Renaissance art enthusiasts and others interested in the art of Italy's Renaissance.

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