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The intellectual life of the early Renaissance artist

Author: Francis Ames-Lewis
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
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"This book explores how early Renaissance artists gained recognition for the intellectual foundations of their activities and achieved artistic autonomy from enlightened patrons. A leading authority on Renaissance art, Francis Ames-Lewis traces the ways in which the social and intellectual concerns of painters and sculptors brought about the acceptance of their work as a liberal art, alongside other arts like  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Ames-Lewis
ISBN: 0300083041 9780300083040 0300092954 9780300092950
OCLC Number: 43114217
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The artist's education and training --
The social and cultural activities of the Renaissance artist --
The artist and archaeology --
Image and text: the paragone --
Painting and poetry --
Artistic licence, invention and fantasia --
Ekphrasis --
Self-portraiture --
Artists' display --
Conclusion: the reputation of the Renaissance artist.
Responsibility: Francis Ames-Lewis.
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Early Renaissance artists gained recognition for the intellectual foundations of their activities, to become more than craftsmen. This work traces how the social and intellectual concerns of painters  Read more...

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