Subject Matter in Italian Renaissance Art: A Study of Early Sources

Subject Matter in Italian Renaissance Art: A Study of Early Sources

by Joseph Manca

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780866985116
Publisher: ACMRS Publications
Publication date: 12/28/2015
Series: MEDIEVAL & RENAIS TEXT STUDIES Series , #460
Edition description: 1
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Joseph Manca is Professor of Art History and the Nina J. Cullinan Professor of Art and Art History at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He received his Ph.D. in 1986 from Columbia University from the Department of Art History and Archaeology, and has taught at Rice University since 1989. He has published a number of articles and books on Italian Renaissance and Early American topics.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction

Chapter 1: Accounts by Early Viewers

Chapter 2: Vasari’s Lives and Other Early Art Histories

Chapter 3: Patrons, Commissions, and Contracts

Chapter 4: Subject Matter and Renaissance Art Theory

Chapter 5: Words and Pictures: Poetry, Inscriptions, and Meaning

Index

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