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Florence at the dawn of the Renaissance : painting and illumination, 1300-1350

Author: Christine Sciacca; J. Paul Getty Museum.; Art Gallery of Ontario.
Publisher: Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2012]
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"Florence and the Renaissance have become virtually synonymous, bringing to mind names like Dante, Giotto, Petrarch, Boccaccio, and many others whose creativity thrived during a time of unprecedented prosperity, urban expansion, and intellectual innovation. With more than 200 illustrations, Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance reveals the full complexity and enduring beauty of the art of this period, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Giotto; Pacino, di Bonaguida; Giotto; Pacino, di Bonaguida
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Sciacca; J. Paul Getty Museum.; Art Gallery of Ontario.
ISBN: 9781606061268 1606061267
OCLC Number: 830201036
Notes: Issued on the occasion of the exhibition "Florence at the dawn of the Renaissance," held at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, November 13, 2012, through February 10, 2013, and at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, March 16, 2013, through June 16, 2013--From title page verso.
Description: xix, 426 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Painting and illumination in early Trecento Florence --
Devotional art --
Painting and narrative --
The Laudario of Sant'Agnese --
Technical studies: the early Renaissance workshop.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Sciacca.

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Reveals beauty of the art of this period, including panel paintings, illuminated manuscripts, and stained glass panels. This book considers not only the work of influential artists such as Giotto and  Read more...

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