With a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, this book explores why works were created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings, and sculptures. It covers Rome and Florence, Venice and the Veneto, Assisi, Siena, Milan, Pavia, Genoa, Padua, Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Urbino, and Naples. Chapters are grouped into four chronological parts, allowing for a sustained examination of individual cities in differe...
By John T. Paoletti
Paperback: 576 pages
Publisher: Laurence King; 3rd edition (December 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 1.6 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 4330658
Format: PDF Text djvu book
I had to purchase this book for an Italian Renaissance Art class, and initially I did not want to do this as it was only a general education class and had nothing to do with my major.Boy, was I pleasantly surprised. This book offers plenty of histori