Art in Renaissance Italy / Edition 1

Art in Renaissance Italy / Edition 1

by John T. Paoletti, Gary M. Radke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135969255

ISBN-13: 9780135969250

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

"Art, Power, and Patronage in Renaissance Italy has a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, exploring why it was created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings, and sculptures. For, as the authors claim, Italian Renaissance artists were no more solitary geniuses than are most architects and commercial artists today."…  See more details below

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"Art, Power, and Patronage in Renaissance Italy has a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, exploring why it was created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings, and sculptures. For, as the authors claim, Italian Renaissance artists were no more solitary geniuses than are most architects and commercial artists today." "This book covers not only the foremost artistic centers of Rome and Florence. Here too are Venice and the Veneto, Assisi, Siena, Milan, Pavia, Genoa, Padua, Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Urbino, and Naples - each city revealing unique political and social structures that influenced its artistic styles." The book includes genealogies of influential families, listings of popes and doges, plans of cities, a time chart, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135969250
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.09(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : art in context12
IThe late thirteenth and the fourteenth century47
1The origins of the renaissance48
2Rome : artists, popes, and cardinals56
3Assisi and Padua : narrative realism67
4Florence : traditions and innovations77
5Siena : city of the Virgin99
6Naples : art for a royal kingdom124
7Venice : the most serene republic135
8Pisa and Florence : morality and judgment152
9Visconti Milan and Carrara Padua174
IIThe fifteenth century203
10Florence : commune and guild204
11Florence : the Medici and political propaganda251
12Rome : re-establishing papal power289
13Venice : affirming the past and present313
14Courtly art : the gothic and classic336
15Sforza Milan362
IIIThe first half of the sixteenth century377
16Lombardy : instability and religious fervor378
17Florence : the renewed republic387
18Rome : Julius II, Leo X, and Clement VII397
19Mantua, Parma, and Genoa : the arts at court425
20Florence : mannerism and the Medici437
21Venice : vision and monumentality464
IVThe later sixteenth century499
22The Rome of Paul III500
23The demands of the Council of Trent513
24Northern Italy : reform and innovation527
25Rome : a European capital city538

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