Studies in Italian Art

Overview

This volume brings together Ladis' writings produced during the last twenty years. The principal theme is the relationship between form and meaning but papers also discuss patronage, workshops and some of the main Florentine and Sienese artists, especially Giotto, Taddeo Gaddi, Ambrogio Lorenzetti and Masaccio.

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Overview

This volume brings together Ladis' writings produced during the last twenty years. The principal theme is the relationship between form and meaning but papers also discuss patronage, workshops and some of the main Florentine and Sienese artists, especially Giotto, Taddeo Gaddi, Ambrogio Lorenzetti and Masaccio.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781899828326
  • Publisher: Pindar Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Pages: 510

Table of Contents

Preface
Giovanni Pisano: Unfinished Business in Siena
The Velluti Chapel
An Early Fourteenth-century Triptych in Memphis and Florentine Painting in the Glow of Duccio
The Legend of Giotto's Wit and the Arena Chapel
An Old Picture in Florence
Immortal Queen and Mortal Bride: The Marian Imagery of Ambrogio Lorenzetti's Cycle at Montesiepi
A High Altarpiece for San Giovanni Fuorcivitas in Pistoia and Hypotheses about Niccolò di Tommaso
Antonio Veneziano and the Representation of Emotions
An Order for Drawings after Agnolo Gaddi's True Cross Cycle in Florence
The Reflective Memory of a Late Trecento Painter: Speculations on the Origin and Development of the Master of San Martino Mensola
The Death of Giovanni d'Ambrogio
Salvation and Vision in the Brancacci Chapel
'Two Nude Figures by Masaccio' and the Importance of Being Earnest
Sources and Resources: The Lost Sketchbooks of Giovanni di Paolo
The Music of Devotion: Image, Voice and the Imagination in a Madonna of Humility by Domenico di Bartolo
Benvenuto di Giovanni at Sixteen
Perugino and the Wages of Fortune
Ornatissimi Vasi : Italian Maiolica and the Renaissance
Richard Offner: the Unmaking of a Connoisseur
Book Reviews
Additional Notes
Index

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