Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400-1600

Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400-1600

by Loren Partridge

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Overview

Chronicling the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and journeying from the Piazza San Marco to the villas of the Veneto, this vivid and authoritative survey of architecture, sculpture, and painting offers a rich perspective on the history and artistic achievements of Renaissance VeBérénice. Distinguished scholar Loren Partridge examines the masterpieces of VeBérénice’s urban design, civic buildings, churches, and palaces within their distinctive cultural and geographic milieus, exploring issues of function, style, iconography, patronage, and gender. Readers will also discover fascinating in-depth analyses of major works of such artists as Giovanni Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Palladio, Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese. Designed to appeal to students and travelers alike, this essential guide to the art and architecture of Renaissance VeBérénice brings La Serenissima to life as never before.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520281806
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 03/02/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 372
Sales rank: 561,062
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Loren Partridge is Professor Emeritus of Art History and Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His many books include Art of Renaissance Florence, 1400–1600; Michelangelo, "The Last Judgment": A Glorious Restoration; The Art of Renaissance Rome, 1400–1600; and Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling. He has been honored by Fulbright, Kress, Guggenheim, and Getty fellowships; grants from the American Academy in Rome and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton; and chairmanship of the departments of both History of Art and Art Practice at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

PROLOGUE

I. FIFTEENTH-CENTURY VENICE
INTRODUCTION
1. CIVIC ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
2. CHURCHES
3. DUCAL TOMBS
4. FREESTANDING PUBLIC SCULPTURE
5. ALTARPIECES
6. CONFRATERNITIES
7. PALACES
8. NONNARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
9. NARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
10. PORTRAITS OF MEN
11. PORTRAITS OF WOMEN

II. SIXTEENTH-CENTURY VENICE
INTRODUCTION
12. CIVIC ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
13. FREESTANDING PUBLIC SCULPTURE
14. CHURCHES
15. ALTARPIECES
16. DUCAL TOMB
17. REFECTORIES
18. CONFRATERNITIES
19. PALACES
20. NONNARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
21. NARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
22. SECULAR PAINTING
23. PORTRAITS OF MEN
24. PORTRAITS OF WOMEN
25. HALLS OF STATE
26. VILLAS OF THE VENETO

CONCLUSION: PATRONAGE

Timeline
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
List of Illustrations
Picture Credits

Index

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