Art in Renaissance Italy 1350-1500

ISBN-10: 019284279X
ISBN-13: 9780192842794
Authors: Evelyn Welch
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Between the `Black Death' in the mid-fourteenth century and the French invasions at the end of the fifteenth, artists such as Masaccio, Donatello, Fra Angelico, and Leonardo, working in the kingdoms, princedoms, and republics of the Italian peninsula, created some of the most influential and exciting works in a variety of artistic fields. Yet the traditional story of the Renaissance has been dramatically revised in the light of new scholarship, and new issues have greatly enriched our understanding of the period. Emphasis has been placed on recreating the experience of contemporary Italians - the patrons who commissioned the works, the members of the public who viewed them, and the artists…    

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Michelle O'Malley is Director of Research in the School of Humanities at the University of SussexEvelyn Welch is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 304 Dimensions: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.738 lbs. Language: English