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Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance

1st Edition

By Laurie Schneider Adams

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226 pages

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Description

Organized chronologically from early Renaissance precursors to the Mannerist movement, from Giotto to Titian, Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance describes and analyzes in depth from various points of view major works and major artists, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries. Artists included are Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Lorenzetti, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Massaccio, Gentile da Fabriano, Uccello, Rossellino, Castagno, Piero della Francesca, Alberti, Botticelli, G. Bellini, Verrocchio, Mantegna, G. Sangallo, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael, Giorgione, and Titian. The Florentine Renaissance, the High Renaissance in Florence and Rome, and High Renaissance Painting in Venice are covered. Includes a glossary, a bibliography of works cited, and suggested readings.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction Fourteenth-Century Precursors -- Key Monuments of Fourteenth-Century Painting -- The Florentine Renaissance: 1400–1440s -- The Middle Decades of the Quattrocento -- The Renaissance Ideal of the Dignity of Man -- Leonardo, Botticelli, and Crosscurrents in Fifteenth-Century Florence -- The High Renaissance in Florence and Rome -- Julius II: Patron of Raphael and Michelangelo -- High Renaissance Painting in Venice

About the Author

Laurie Schneider Adams teaches undergraduate and graduate students at John Jay College, CUNY and the Graduate Center. She has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, University of Florida, Columbia University, and Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of Art Across Time, The Methodologies of Art, A History of Western Art, Art and Psychoanalysis, Art on Trial, and editor of Giotto in Perspective. She is the editor or the quarterly journal Source: Notes in the History of Art.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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ART / General
ART015000
ART / History / General