History of Italian Renaissance Art

History of Italian Renaissance Art

Painting, Sculpture, Architecture

Book - 2003
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Frederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include: * a striking new design with more than half the artworks illustrated in full color * new views of frescoes and sculptures photographed in their original locations that offer a dynamic insight into the way the art was originally experienced * fresh views of great works of art that have been restored since the last edition * extended captions that identify Renaissance patrons and provide details about historical context, emphasizing how the art was created and why
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2003.
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780131832510
Branch Call Number: 709.45 Hartt
Characteristics: 768 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wilkins, David G.


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