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Renaissance Art
     

Renaissance Art

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by Geraldine A. Johnson
 

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Botticelli, Holbein, da Vinci, Dürer, Michelangelo: these Renaissance masters are still revered today. But who were these artists, why did they produce such memorable works, and how were they viewed in their own time? Using vivid and engaging examples, Geraldine A. Johnson focuses on both canonical and lesser-known artists from the Northern and

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Botticelli, Holbein, da Vinci, Dürer, Michelangelo: these Renaissance masters are still revered today. But who were these artists, why did they produce such memorable works, and how were they viewed in their own time? Using vivid and engaging examples, Geraldine A. Johnson focuses on both canonical and lesser-known artists from the Northern and Southern Renaissance. Additionally, she provides a fascinating overview of the period and its culture, while highlighting the variety of approaches that can help us understand these magnificent artistic creations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402782275
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
21 MB
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Meet the Author


Geraldine A. Johnson is a lecturer in Art History at the University of Oxford. She has edited books on the subjects of Renaissance art, sculpture, and photography, including Picturing Women in Renaissance and Baroque Italy, and Sculpture and Photography: Envisioning the Third Dimension.

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