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From heaven to Arcadia : the sacred and the profane in the Renaissance

Author: Ingrid D Rowland
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.?] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, 2005.
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Ingrid D. Rowland traces the worldly, unworldly, and otherworldly strivings of artists, writers, popes, and politicians during that great "outburst of mental energy" we know as the Renaissance.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rowland, Ingrid D. (Ingrid Drake)
From heaven to Arcadia.
New York : New York Review Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.?] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, 2005
(OCoLC)607530310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingrid D Rowland
ISBN: 1590171233 9781590171233
OCLC Number: 56104339
Notes: "New York Review collection".
Description: xxv, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the art of knowing --
The Renaissance revealed --
Born again in Rome --
Some paradise --
The nervous republic --
Character witnesses --
Botticelli : the way to the light --
The eyes of Leonardo --
The genius of Parma --
Titian : the sacred and profane --
Titian : from heaven to Arcadia --
The real Caravaggio --
Going for baroque --
Through a glass, darkly --
Star Trek --
Mother of the world --
Eastern glory --
When in Rome....
Responsibility: Ingrid D. Rowland.
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"Ingrid Rowland brings a lost world to life. She has given us a genuinely metropolitan High Renaissance, not only passionate and learned, but also sexy, urbane, and fascinating."-- Anthony Read more...

 
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