ISBN-10:
0300061250
ISBN-13:
9780300061253
Pub. Date:
02/28/1995
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays / Edition 1

Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion, 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays / Edition 1

by Diana Norman, Garrett

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Overview

Siena, Florence and Padua were all major centres for the flowering of early Italian Renaissance art and civic culture. The three communities shared a common concern for the embelishment of their cities by means of painting, sculpture and architecture. The eleven papers in this volume re-examine and re-assess the artistic legacy of the three cities during the 14th century amd locate the various works of art considered within their broader cultural, social and religious contexts. Contributors include: D Norman (Patrons, politics and art) ; C Harrison (Giotto and the 'rise of painting') ; C King (The arts of carving and casting) ; T Benton (The building trades and design methods) ; D Norman (Art and religion after the Black Death) ; C King (The trecento: New ideas, new evidence) .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300061253
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1995
Series: Sienna Florence and Padua Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.73(d)

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