Italian Renaissance Art

ISBN-10: 0813336910

ISBN-13: 9780813336916

Edition: 2001 (Revised)

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Laurie Schneider Adams presents an up-to-date text on Italian Renaissance art and its artists. Throughout the book, boxed sidebars contain descriptions of artistic media, techniques and biographical data, as well as important background information.
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List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 4/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Precursors of the Renaissance
The Thirteenth Century
The Context
Box: Guelphs and Ghibellines
The Guilds
The Stylistic Background
Box: Early Christianity and the Life of Christ
Vasari's Lives and the "Framing" of the Renaissance
Box: Tempera Painting and the Bottega
Saints Dominic and Francis: Mendicant Friars
Box: Typology
Nicola and Giovanni Pisano
Duccio di Buoninsegna: The Rucellai Madonna
Siena and Florence in 1300
Box: Dante Alighieri
Giotto: The Santa Maria Novella Crucifix
Trecento Precursors
Giotto di Bondone
The Ognissanti Madonna
Box: Giovanni Boccaccio
Box: Fresco Painting
The Arena Chapel
Box: The Emergence of Humanism
Controversy Box: Giotto and the Assisi Frescoes
Sienese Painting in the Fourteenth Century
Duccio's Maesta
Simone Martini
Ambrogio Lorenzetti: Allegories of Good and Bad Government
1348: The Black Death
Controversy Box: The Impact of the Black Death
Andrea da Firenze: Way of Salvation
Andrea di Cione (Orcagna)
The Strozzi Altarpiece
The Or San Michele Tabernacle
The Quattrocento
Architecture and Sculpture in Florence: 1400-1430
Box: The Catasto of 1427
The Competition of 1401
Box: Bronze Casting
Ghiberti's Commentarii
Public Sculpture: The Exterior of Florence Cathedral
Donatello's Marble David
Donatello's John the Evangelist
The Architecture of Brunelleschi
The Dome
The Hospital of the Innocents
Box: The Medici in the Fifteenth Century
The Church of San Lorenzo
Box: The Orders of Architecture
The Church of Santo Spirito
Late Work: Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Ideal of the Circular Plan
Controversy Box: Brunelleschi's Sources
Or San Michele: The Exterior Niches
Painting in Florence: 1400-1430
Lorenzo Monaco's Coronation of the Virgin
Gentile da Fabriano's Adoration of the Magi: 1423
The Pisa Altarpiece: The Virgin and Child
Box: Brunelleschi's Perspective System
The Trinity
The Brancacci Chapel Frescoes
The Disposition of the Scenes
Temptation and Expulsion of Adam and Eve
The Tribute Money
Controversy Box: The Restoration of the Brancacci Chapel Frescoes
The Frescoes on the Altar Wall
Painting in Florence: 1430-1460
Box: Women in the Italian Renaissance
Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting
Fra Angelico
Filippo Lippi
Box: Pius II
Box: Jan van Eyck and the Renaissance in the Netherlands
Painting in Florence, II: 1430-1460
Paolo Uccello
Box: Condottieri
Box: The Dignity of Man in the Renaissance
Domenico Veneziano
Andrea del Castagno
Sculpture and Architecture in Florence: 1430s-1460s
Bruni's Humanist Tomb
Alberti's Self-Portrait Plaque: An Iconographic Puzzle
Box: The Renaissance Medal
Donatello in the Mid-Fifteenth Century
Ghiberti's East Doors
Box: Pisanello's Medal of John VIII Palaeologus
Palace Architecture
The Medici Palace: 1444-1460
The Rucellai Palace: 1450s
Box: Alberti's Architectural Metaphor
The Facade of Santa Maria Novella
Developments in Siena, Rimini, and Pienza: 1400-1460
Box: San Bernardino of Siena
Jacopo della Quercia
The Ilaria del Carretto Tomb Monument
The Fonte Gaia
The Baptismal Font
The San Petronio Portal
The Tempio Malatestiano
Medals of Sigismondo and Isotta
Developments in Umbria, the Marches, and Naples: 1400s-1460s
Box: Vitruvius
Alfonso I of Naples
Pisanello's Medal of Alfonso
The Aragonese Arch
Piero della Francesca
The Baptism of Christ
The Madonna del Parto
Box: The Cartoon
The Arezzo Frescoes
Box: The Legend of the True Cross
The Montefeltro Court in Urbino
Clemente's Medal of Federico da Montefeltro
Piero's State Portraits
The Flagellation of Christ
The Madonna and Child with Saints
Controversy Box: The Question of the Egg
Federico's Dynastic Iconography
Sculpture and Architecture in Florence after 1450
Mary Magdalen
The Bronze John the Baptist
Judith and Holofernes
Desiderio da Settignano
Antonio del Pollaiuolo's Hercules and Antaeus
Andrea del Verrocchio
Doubting Thomas
The Tomb of Piero and Giovanni de' Medici
Putto with a Dolphin
The Strozzi Palace
Giuliano da Sangallo
The Medici Villa: Poggio a Caiano
Santa Maria delle Carceri
Painting in Florence after 1450
Benozzo Gozzoli: The Medici Chapel Frescoes
Box: The Platonic Academy
Filippino Lippi: Vision of Saint Bernard
Fifteenth-Century Developments in Verona, Ferrara, and Mantua
Pisanello in Verona
Pisanello and the Este of Ferrara
Box: The Este of Ferrara
Developments in Mantua
The Sala Pisanello Frescoes
Box: The Gonzaga of Mantua
Alberti in Mantua
Andrea Mantegna
Mantegna and the Gonzaga of Mantua
Developments in Late Fifteenth-and Early Sixteenth-Century Venice
Jacopo Bellini
Box: The Venetian Scuole
Gentile Bellini
Carpaccio's Miracle at the Rialto
Antonello da Messina
Giovanni Bellini
Box: Ovid and the Renaissance
The Cinquecento
Leonardo and Bramante: Late Fifteenth-and Early Sixteenth-Century Developments in Florence and Milan
Leonardo da Vinci: Florence
Leonardo and Bramante in Milan
Politics and Humanist Patronage
Lodovico and Bramante
Lodovico and Leonardo
Leonardo's Later Work
Controversy Box: Freud, Leonardo, and Art History: A Methodological Squabble
Michelangelo and Raphael: The Late Fifteenth Century to 1505
Michelangelo: Florence and Rome
Controversy Box: Michelangelo and the "Marble Breast"
Raphael: Urbino, Perugia, and Florence
Box: Literary Figures at the Court of Guidobaldo da Montefeltro
Brammante, Michelangelo, Raphael: Developments in Rome to 1520
Bramante in Rome
The Patronage of Julius II
Box: The Evolution of Saint Peter's
Michelangelo: The Tomb of Julius II
The Sistine Ceiling
Raphael: The Stanza della Segnatura
Disputation over the Sacrament (or Disputa)
School of Athens
Raphael After 1511
Fire in the Borgo
Pope Leo X with Cardinals Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de' Rossi
Domestic Architecture
The Villa Madama
The Farnese Palace
Venice in the Sixteenth Century
Giorgione da Castelfranco
Enthroned Madonna with Saints Liberalis and Francis
Fete Champetre
Sleeping Venus
Portrait of an Old Woman (Col Tempo)
Sacred and Profane Love
Assumption of the Virgin
The Pesaro Altarpiece
Meeting of Bacchus and Ariadne
Venus of Urbino
Pope Paul III
Later Sixteenth-Century Developments and Mannerist Trends
Tintoretto: Last Supper
Veronese: Apotheosis of Venice
Palladio: Developments in Architecture
Michelangelo after 1520 and the Transition to Mannerism
Box: Machiavelli
Michelangelo: The Medici Chapel
Last Judgment
Michelangelo's Later Architecture
The Vestibule of the Laurentian Library
The Campidoglio
Towards Mannerism
Correggio and Parmigianino
Giulio Romano
Florence under Cosimo I de' Medici
Glossary of Art-Historical and Stylistic Terms
Select Bibliography
Picture Credits
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