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Viewing Renaissance Art

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ISBN-10: 0300123434

ISBN-13: 9780300123432

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kim W. Woods, Carol M. Richardson, Angeliki Lymberopoulou, Open University Staff

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This book focuses on the values, priorities, and motives of patrons and the purposes and functions of art works produced north and south of the Alps and in post-Byzantine Crete. It begins by considering the social range and character of Renaissance patronage and ends with a study of Hans Holbein the Younger and the reform of religious images in Basle and England. Viewing Renaissance Artconsiders a wide range of audiences and patrons from the rulers of France to the poorest confraternities in Florence. The overriding premise is that art was not a neutral matter of stylistic taste but an aspect of material production in which values were invested—whether religious, cultural, social, or…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English