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Renaissance

Author: Alison Cole
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, ©2000.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and photographs interweave biography and social history to provide an understanding of the historical setting of the Renaissance artists.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Cole
ISBN: 078945582X 9780789455826 0789466244 9780789466242 0789461757 9780789461759
OCLC Number: 1164202342
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: What is the Renaissance? --
The impact of Giotto --
Painting in Siena --
Renaissance Florence --
Early Renaissance sculpture --
The courtly style --
The Brancacci Chapel --
Flemish naturalism --
The artist's craft --
Images of devotion --
Classical inspiration --
The "invention" of perspective --
Harmony and beauty --
Botticelli and mythology --
The rise of landscape --
The genius of Leonardo --
Leonardo's explorations --
Dürer's pioneering role --
The Reformation --
The Venetian State --
Titian, master of color --
The High Renaissance --
Rome's renewal --
Raphael's Vatican rooms --
Michaelangelo's "divine" powers --
The Sistine ceiling --
The North and Italy --
Mannerism --
Chronology --
Glossary; Featured works --
Index; Acknowledgements.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Responsibility: Alison Cole.

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Text and photographs interweave biography and social history to provide an understanding of the historical setting of the Renaissance artists.

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