Carvings, Casts & Collectors: The Art of Renaissance Sculpture

Carvings, Casts & Collectors: The Art of Renaissance Sculpture


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This fully illustrated volume brings together new research by some of the world’s leading experts, exploring the artistic production and cultural context of Italian Renaissance sculpture, from Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise to the small bronzes of Giambologna and his followers. The essays cover a range of sculptural materials and forms to cast fresh light on the artists, their creative and collaborative processes, and those who commissioned, owned, and responded to their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781851776405
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publication date: 06/25/2013
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Peta Motture is senior curator of sculpture at the V&A. Emma Jones is a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge whose research focuses on the commissioning of sculpture and workshop practice in 16th-century Venice. Dimitrios Zikos is an independent art historian who has published extensively on Florentine and Flemish sculptors.

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