Mornings in Florence (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Mornings in Florence (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Ruskin
     
 

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Subtitled “Being Simple Studies on Christian Art for English Travellers,” Ruskin uses this 1877 work to advise pilgrims to Italy on what works of art to see during a limited time. His casual stroll conducts readers through the gates and basilicas of the city to ponder the genius of Giotto, Ghirlandajo, Boticelli, and others.

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Subtitled “Being Simple Studies on Christian Art for English Travellers,” Ruskin uses this 1877 work to advise pilgrims to Italy on what works of art to see during a limited time. His casual stroll conducts readers through the gates and basilicas of the city to ponder the genius of Giotto, Ghirlandajo, Boticelli, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411450691
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
213 KB

Meet the Author


John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an English acclaimed poet, artist, as well as an influential critic of art and society. He wrote on topics ranging from geology and botany to politics, architecture, art, and literature. Ruskin influenced the Gothic Revival and did much to popularize high art.

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