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The life and art of Luca Signorelli

Author: Tom Henry; Luca Signorelli
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Luca Signorelli (1445-1523), sometimes described as the "least-known major artist" of the Renaissance, is an adventurous painter who believed art was divinely inspired, and an affectionate family man  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Luca Signorelli; Luca Signorelli; Luca Signorelli
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Henry; Luca Signorelli
ISBN: 9780300179262 030017926X
OCLC Number: 729065000
Description: xv, 456 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, photographs ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Apprenticeship and early independence (to 1481) --
Rome and the first fruits of success (1482-86) --
Florence, Siena and the Medici (1487-90) --
Volterra (1490-92) --
Citta di Castello and Cortona (1493-98) --
Monteoliveto and the origins of the Orvieto Commission (1498-99) --
The Cappella Nova at Orvieto (1499-1504) --
Work in and from Cortona (1502-06) --
Siena, Rome and Rocca Contrada (1506-09) --
High hopes and local fame (1510-18) --
Last works and legacy (1519-23) --
Table --
Abbreviations --
Responsibility: Tom Henry.
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"Tom Henry's book is a classic of its kind ... [and] gives you all the historical and visual knowledge necessary to go forth and look at Signorelli's paintings on your own."-Svetlana Alpers, Key Read more...

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