Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays / Edition 1

Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays / Edition 1

by Diana Norman, Garrett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300061250

ISBN-13: 9780300061253

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: Yale University Press

Siena, Florence and Padua were all major centres for the flowering of early Italian Renaissance art and civic culture. The three communities shared a common concern for the embelishment of their cities by means of painting, sculpture and architecture. The eleven papers in this volume re-examine and re-assess the artistic legacy of the three cities during the 14th

Overview

Siena, Florence and Padua were all major centres for the flowering of early Italian Renaissance art and civic culture. The three communities shared a common concern for the embelishment of their cities by means of painting, sculpture and architecture. The eleven papers in this volume re-examine and re-assess the artistic legacy of the three cities during the 14th century amd locate the various works of art considered within their broader cultural, social and religious contexts. Contributors include: D Norman (Patrons, politics and art) ; C Harrison (Giotto and the 'rise of painting') ; C King (The arts of carving and casting) ; T Benton (The building trades and design methods) ; D Norman (Art and religion after the Black Death) ; C King (The trecento: New ideas, new evidence) .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300061253
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Series:
Sienna Florence and Padua Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.73(d)

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