ISBN-10:
0714838675
ISBN-13:
9780714838670
Pub. Date:
09/28/2004
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
The Northern Renaissance

The Northern Renaissance

by Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Jeffrey Chipps Smith
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Overview

An up-to-date survey of this dynamic period of artistic innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714838670
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Series: Art and Ideas Ser.
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 622,306
Product dimensions: 6.37(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction4
1The Beholder's Eye: Art, Artists and the Marketplace13
2An Emerging Reality: Court Art and the Ars Nova33
3Pride of Place: Art in the Cities67
4Tangible Success: Early Portraits and Domestic Art93
5The Inner Gaze: Private Devotional Art119
6The Well-Dressed Church: The Materialization of Faith147
7Dancing with Death: The Art of Dying Well197
8Mass Communication: Prints and Printmaking239
9Beyond Mere Craft: The Knowledgeable Artist273
10Theatre of the World: Exploring Nature and Human Nature309
11Reading Pictures: The Reformation's Challenge351
12The Artist and the Connoisseur: Courts, Cities and Collectors381
Epilogue409
Glossary422
Brief Biographies424
Key Dates430
Map435
Further Reading436
Index441
Acknowledgements446

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