Northern Renaissance Art [NOOK Book]


'Introductions to art history for the twenty-first century' Robert Rosenblum
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Northern Renaissance Art

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'Introductions to art history for the twenty-first century' Robert Rosenblum
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191540028
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 11/27/2008
  • Series: Oxford History of Art Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 859,056
  • File size: 23 MB
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Meet the Author

Susie Nash is senior lecturer in Northern Renaissance Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She is also the founder and director of the Courtauld Institute Summer School programme and has published widely on northern Renaissance art, including most recently a study of the famous Well of Moses by Claus Sluter.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements vii

Map 1 Major Sea and Land Trade Routes x

Map 2 The Burgundian Netherlands xi

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Part I Problems and Perspectives

Chapter 2 Dispersal and Destruction 11

Chapter 3 Italian Perspectives 27

Chapter 4 Sources and Documents 39

Chapter 5 Physical Evidence and Technical Examination 55

Part II Markets for Art: Centres, Products, and Patrons

Chapter 6 Centres 71

Chapter 7 Products 87

Chapter 8 Patrons: Importing Art and Artists 101

Part III Marketing Art: Artists and the Contexts of Creation

Chapter 9 The de Limbourgs in the Service of Jean de Berry 115

Chapter 10 Hans Memling Painting Panels in Bruges 121

Chapter 11 Printmakers in the Rhine Valley Inventing, Marketing, and Distributing Images 129

Chapter 12 Declaring Authorship and Expertise: Signatures and Self-Portraits 143

Part IV Making Images: Equipment, Materials, Methods

Chapter 13 Workspace and Equipment 157

Chapter 14 The Workforce 179

Chapter 15 Materials, Methods, and Technical Virtuosity 197

Part V Using and Viewing

Chapter 16 Moving Images 229

Chapter 17 Settings, Vistas, and Accoutrements for Mass and Prayer 255

Chapter 18 Meditation and Imagination 271

Notes 289

List of Illustrations 315

Bibliographic Essay 325

Index 335

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