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|Formato físico adicional:||Online version:
Painting and illumination in early Renaissance Florence, 1300-1450.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Distributed by H.N. Abrams, c1994
|Tipo de documento:||Libro/Texto|
|Todos autores / colaboradores:||
Laurence B Kanter; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
|ISBN:||0870997254 9780870997259 0870997262 9780870997266 9780810964884 0810964880|
|Notas:||Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.|
|Descripción:||x, 394 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.|
|Contenido:||The illuminators of early Renaissance Florence / Laurence B. Kanter --
The books of the Florentine illuminators / Barbara Drake Boehm --
Fra Angelico studies / Carl Brandon Strehlke --
Painting and illumination in early Renaissance Florence, 1300-1450 / Barbara Drake Boehm ... [et al.].
|Responsabilidad:||Laurence B. Kanter ... [et al.].|
Don Lorenzo eventually left the monastery to operate a secular workshop that became an important force in the early-fifteenth-century Florentine art world, producing lavish illuminated manuscripts in addition to frescoes, altarpieces, and numerous pictures for a growing domestic market. One of Don Lorenzo's greatest legacies may have been the training of Fra Angelico, a Dominican monk and a painter of surpassing genius, who is in large part responsible for the evolution of a truly Renaissance style in the visual arts. The innovative naturalism of Angelico and his followers effectively brings to a close the great age of illumination in Early Renaissance Florence.
. By way of introduction to the objects themselves are three essays. The first, by Laurence B. Kanter, presents an overview of Florentine illumination between 1300 and 1450 and thumbnail sketches of the artists featured in this volume. The second essay, by Barbara Drake Boehm, focuses on the types of books illuminators helped to create. As most of them were liturgical, her contribution limns for the modern reader the medieval religious ceremonies in which the manuscripts were utilized. Carl Brandon Strehlke here publishes important new material about Fra Angelico's early years and patrons - the result of the author's recent archival research in Florence.