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Circa 1492 : art in the age of exploration

Author: Jay A Levenson; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1991.
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Catalogue for quincentenary exhibition examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, eastern Asia, and the Americas.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay A Levenson; National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN: 0300051670 9780300051674 0300052170 9780300052176
OCLC Number: 24107945
Notes: Catalogue for a major quincentenary exhibition to be held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 12, 1991-January 12, 1992.
Description: 671 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: The realms of pride and awe / Daniel J. Boorstin --
Circa 1492 : history and art / Jay A. Levenson --
Observations and beliefs : the world of the Catalan atlas / Jean Michel Massing --
Portuguese navigation : its historical development / Luís de Albuquerque --
Spain in the age of exploration : crossroads of artistic cultures / Jonathan Brown --
Sculpture in Castile c. 1492 / J.J. Martín González --
The Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella / Richard Kagan --
The art of western Africa in the age of exploration / Ezio Bassani --
'The gorgeous East' : trade and tribute in the Islamic empires / J. Michael Rogers --
Picturing the Levant / Julian Raby --
Maps and the rationalization of geographic space / David Woodward --
Tradition and innovation : Columbus' first voyage and Portuguese navigation in the fifteenth century / Francis Maddison. The mean and measure of all things / Martin Kemp --
Michelangelo 1492 / Giulio Carlo Argan --
The quest for the exotic : Albrecht Dürer in the Netherlands / Jean Michael Massing --
Circa 1492 in Japan : Columbus and the legend of golden Cipangu / Martin Collcutt --
Art in Japan 1450-1550 / Sherman E. Lee --
The Kangnido : a Korean world map, 1402 / Gari Ledyard --
Korean painting of the early Chosŏn period / Sherman E. Lee --
China in the age of Columbus / F.W. Mote --
Art in China 1450-1550 / Sherman E. Lee --
Encounters with India : land of gold, spices, and matters spiritual / Stuart Cary Welch --
The Aztec empire : realm of the smoking mirror / Michael D. Coe --
The Aztec gods : how many? / Miguel Léon-Portilla --
The Taínos : principal inhabitants of Columbus' Indies / Irving Rouse and José Juan Arrom --
Early European images of America : the ethnographic approach / Jean Michel Massing. Signs of division, symbols of unity : art in the Inka empire / Craig Morris --
The falcon and the serpent : life in the southeastern United States at the time of Columbus / James A. Brown --
Emblems of power in the chiefdoms of the new world / Warwick Bray --
A world united / J.H. Elliott.
Other Titles: Circa fourteen ninety-two
Circa fourteen hundred ninety-two
Responsibility: edited by Jay A. Levenson.

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Catalogue for quincentenary exhibition examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, eastern Asia, and the Americas.

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