The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance (World of Art)

The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of the Italian Renaissance (World of Art)

by J. R. Hale, Hale
     
 
Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who is looking for a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference sources; the art lover who wants to discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in

Overview

Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who is looking for a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference sources; the art lover who wants to discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in Italy who seeks to understand the great works of art and architecture within their context; and also the general reader who wants to learn more about this fascinating historical and cultural epoch. 237 illus., 3 maps, 11 family trees and a chronological chart.

"Broad in scope and rich in content...with many illustrations, maps, family trees and comparative tables of succession...pithy and stimulating...a unique encyclopaedia." --Italian Studies

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"Its 750 entries range over music, architecture, war, diplomacy, religion, literature and social history as well as the visual arts...a valuable reference work." --The Connoisseur

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500201916
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
02/28/1985
Series:
World of Art Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.99(d)

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