Studies of Italian Renaissance sculpture.

by Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner

Publisher: Phaidon Press in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 239 Downloads: 970
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  • Sculpture, Italian

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Other titlesItalian Renaissance sculpture.
LC ClassificationsNB615 .V3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6071898M
LC Control Number50011166

Medieval & Renaissance Studies Faculty. Dr. Shelley Wolbrink Director, Medieval & Renaissance Studies Program Professor of History. Professor Shelley Wolbrink teaches courses in history, including medieval Europe, Joan of Arc, the Italian Renaissance, the Reformation, and the European Witch-hunts. Coedited themed issue (including introduction) of I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance, coauthored with Roisin Cossar and Filippo de Vivo, vol. Shared Spaces and Knowledge Transactions in the Italian Renaissance City, no. 1 (spring ): 5– Carving Life: The Meaning of Wood in Renaissance Sculpture, in The Matter of. Professor White's work on late medieval and Renaissance Italian art needs no introduction. His early articles on Renaissance perspective led on to a book, The Birth and Rebirth of Pictorial Space, which remains the standard work on the subject. You are looking at the result, is an evolving, fluid snapshot of an important period in art history. I hope that you enjoy the journey and visit often, please feel free to post your comments (be they good, bad or ugly) through my contact page.

Introduction. This article is directed to the much-debated theme of “Renaissance and Renascences,” a concept defined by the German-born art historian Erwin Panofsky (b. –d. ), who defended the unique and permanent status of the Renaissance “revival of antiquity” in relation to claims for earlier or “rival” Renaissances (Carolingian, 12th century) during the Middle Ages. Politics, Civic Ideals and Sculpture in Italy, c Cassidy: Studies on Florence and the Italian Renaissance in Honour of F.W. Kent Howard et al. The Mermaids of Venice. Fantastic Sea Creatures in Venetian Renaissance Art Luchs: Proportions Rommevaux et al. Renaissance and Later Architecture and Ornament Davies et al. Although Michelangelo was noted for doing much of the laborious work of marble carving himself, sculpture, like painting, was most often a collaborative endeavor, whether in bronze, wood, terracotta, or stone. Stone sculpture (and Italy is rich in marble) presented unique challenges, starting with the expense and logistical difficulties of transporting heavy material. Considerable engineering . Many studies have shown that images—their presence in the daily lives of the faithful, the means used to control them, and their adaptation to secular uses—were at the heart of the Reformation crisis in northern Europe. But the question as it affects the art of Italy has been raised only in highly specialized this book, Alexander Nagel provides the first truly synthetic study of.

The expression “Normative Renaissance” comes from the title of a polemical article by Christopher S. Wood, which, while making a number of entirely justified claims about the postwar state of affairs in American Renaissance studies, impugns the legitimacy of the entire field. 16 For instance, Panofsky’s determination to reconcile the art Cited by: 1.   Jonathan Alexander became aware of the lack of a survey in English of Italian Renaissance illumination while preparing the groundbreaking exhibition The Painted Page: Italian Renaissance Book Illumination –, held in London and New York in –95 (exh. cat., ). He took up the challenge equipped not only with a profound knowledge of painting in Italian books, but . Florentine Renaissance Sculpture (c) It was in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries in Northern Italy that the larger cities were taking shape; new forms of Renaissance architecture flourished and sculptors were more closely linked with architects than they are today. Thus it is not surprising that the beginnings of a recognizably Italian style are to be found in sculpture a little. Description. For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. and , this book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was working.

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These essays on the Italian Renaissance aim at a better understanding of one of the greatest epochs in sculpture. Since the first penetrating studies of this age, made. Charles Avery, Renaissance Studies Book Description.

Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture offers new and original insights into the sculpture produced in Rome and Florence during the fifteenth and sixteenth centures, and demonstrates how the methodologies of cultural anthropology, aesthetics, conservation, political theory and literary Author: Sarah Blake McHam.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold, Studies of Italian Renaissance sculpture. [New York] Phaidon Publishers; distributed by. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

As the first comprehensive treatment of Venetian sculpture of the early Renaissance in nearly a century, this book examines the documents, literary sources, and oeuvre of all Venetian sculptors in stone, bronze, and wood between the decoration of the crowning of San Marco at the beginning of the fifteenth century and the artistic revolution wrought by Jacopo Sansovino from ca.

The Italian Renaissance (Italian: Rinascimento [rinaʃʃiˈmento]) was a period in Italian history that covered the 15th (Quattrocento) and 16th (Cinquecento) centuries, spreading across Europe and marking the transition from the Middle Ages to ents of a "long Renaissance" argue that it began in the 14th century and lasted until the 17th century ().Date: 14th century – 17th century.

Description du livre: London, pp. ills. Avery has worked on Italian sculpture since he joined the Victoria and Albert Museum in His study continued during his career as Director of Christie's sculpture department () and since then as an independent consultant and historian.

This is the first book to consider the broad range of texts on this subject as it studies the full chronological span of the Quattrocento and Cinquecento, and looks at architecture as well as painting and sculpture. Much published work on the question of Renaissance iconography has.

Pages in category "Italian Renaissance sculptors" The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). Andrea del Verrocchio was Studies of Italian Renaissance sculpture.

book preeminent sculptor in late fifteenth-century Florence and one of the leading artists in Renaissance Europe. In every genre of statuary, Verrocchio made formal and conceptual contributions of the greatest significance, and many of his sculptures, such as the Christ and St.

Thomas and the Colleoni Monument, are among the masterpieces of Renaissance art. Cambridge Core - European Studies - Practice and Theory in the Italian Renaissance Workshop - by Christina Neilson Considering the different media in which the artist worked in dialogue with one another (sculpture, painting, and drawing), she offers an analysis of Author: Christina Neilson.

Pliny’s Natural History (A.D. 77–79) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists.

Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and to see it as an incomparable source of prestige and pleasure. In this magisterial book Sarah Blake McHam surveys. “This thick volume of interdisciplinary essays edited by Peter Howard and Cecilia Hewlett is both an excellent tribute to the wide-ranging and deeply felt impact of the scholarship of Francis William (“Bill”) Kent (–) and a showcase of some of the brightest voices within current Italian Renaissance studies who formed his social network of parenti, amici, and vicini.” (Allie.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Donatello's character as revealed in the early sources: "rough and simple in everything but his sculpture" --Donatello's Madonnas revisited --Donatello's marble narrative reliefs --The early Medici and Donatello --Treasures in relief --An assumption of the Virgin by Benvenuto.

The first book to be dedicated to the topic, Patronage and Italian Renaissance Sculpture reappraises the creative and intellectual roles of sculptor and patron. The volume surveys artistic production from the Trecento to the Cinquecento in Rome, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, and : Routledge.

Renaissance art is the painting, sculpture and decorative arts of the period of European history, emerging as a distinct style in Italy in aboutin parallel with developments which occurred in philosophy, literature, music, science and sance (meaning "rebirth") art, perceived as the noblest of ancient traditions, took as its foundation the art of Classical antiquity, but.

Frederick Hartt does a wonderful job at explaining Italian Renaissance art, as we would expect. The jarring thing about the book, from my spoiled sensibility, is that so many of the pictures are in black and white, which makes sense considering the publication date of the book/5.

For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. andthis book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was working.

It was Donatello (Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi) who opened the great phase of Renaissance sculpture. The severe heroic representation of man, the study of classical sources and the ability to render perspective are some of the characteristic features of the masterpiece like the bronze David in the Bargello Museum, Florence, and the Equestrian monument to Gattamelata in Padua.

Italian Renaissance Culture"Humanism" is the modern term for the intellectual movement that initiated the Italian Renaissance, which later spread to northern Europe. The humanist movement originated in Florence in the mids and began to affect other countries shortly before Humanist scholars believed that a body of learning called studia humanitatis (humanistic studies), which was.

Renaissance art, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and literature produced during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries in Europe under the combined influences of an increased awareness of nature, a revival of classical learning, and a more individualistic view of rs no longer believe that the Renaissance marked an abrupt break with medieval values, as is suggested by the French.

Renaissance art used more realistic backgrounds, giving a sense of depth, or space. Briefly describe two Renaissance advances in painting techniques. Possible answers: Renaissance painters used geometry to divide space, perspective to make scenes look more realistic, and oil paint to redo work and show new details and textures.

(shelved 2 times as italian-renaissance) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Peta Motture is Senior Curator of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and was previously Chief Curator of the Medieval & Renaissance Galleries.

She has published widely on medieval and later sculpture, specializing primarily in the Italian Renaissance. Motture has co-curated several exhibitions and is curator of the Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture Programme at the V&A. The linen drapers of Florence commission a statue of St Mark from Donatello, who carves for Orsanmichele the first free-standing Renaissance sculpture Go to Donatello (c–) in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.).

Renaissance Sculpture (Boston College) Italian Renaissance (course at ANU) Uffizi Gallery Other Web Sites Biblioteca i Classici della Letteratura Italiana critical editions of Italian literature (Giuseppe Bonghi) Manuzio Project: Biblioteca Italian texts and translations (Liber Liber) The Plague and Public Health in the Renaissance (Virginia).

The Renaissance Social Studies. Diplomat in Florence and wrote a book "The Prince" inhe thought that all people were evil and unfair, and wanted rulers shouldnot try to be nice and good A well known Italian Renaissance artist, architect, musician, mathemetician, engineer, and.

Classic Art: An Introduction to the Italian Renaissance by Wolfflin, Heinrich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Syracuse University Florence Master’s Program in Italian Renaissance Art.

likes 34 talking about this. This prestigious and unique program includes a yearlong residency in Florence, where Followers:   Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture brings together under one cover a series of essays written over a thirty-year period.

The earliest articles, first published in and respectively, are H. Janson's "The Revival of Antiquity in Early Renaissance Sculpture" and Irving Lavin's "On the Renaissance Portrait Bust." Also reprinted here are Christiane Klapisch-Zuber's "Holy.

Description. For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. andthis book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was bility: This title is out of print.1.

Cennino d’Andrea Cennini, The Craftsman’s Handbook, trans. Daniel V. Thompson Jr. (New Haven: Yale University Press, ; republished New York: Dover Publications, n.d.), 1–3. 2. Peter Burke, The Italian Renaissance: Culture and Society in Italy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), The following account draws on his chapter “Artists and Writers.” 3.

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