Classical Myths In Italian Renaissance Painting
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📒Classical Myths In Italian Renaissance Painting ✍ Luba Freedman
✏Classical Myths in Italian Renaissance Painting Book Summary : "The book is about a new development in Italian Renaissance art; its aim is to show how artists and humanists came together to effect this revolution, it is important because this is a long-ignored but crucial aspect of the Italian Renaissance, showing us why the masterpieces we take for granted are the way they are, and thre is no competitor in the field. The book sheds light on some of the world's greatest masterpirces of art, including Botticelli's Venus, Leonardo's Leda, Raphael's Galatea, and Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne"--
📒Italian Renaissance Painting ✍ Sara Elliott
✏Italian Renaissance Painting Book Summary : The Italian Renaissance was an unparalleled era of creativity, particularly in the field of painting. Building on the achievements of artists such as Giotto in the fourteenth century and Masacio and Donatello in the fifteenth centuries, and culminating in the careers of the undisputed geniuses Leonardo de Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian, the period witnessed the rediscovery of naturalistic techniques in art and new interest in portraiture, landscapes and themes from classical mythology. This imaginative richness produced some of the most enduring images in all art history, many of which are reproduced here in a perfect introduction to a unique age. Art historian Sara Elliott has produced a lively and wide-ranging account of this great era of Western civilization, including extensive captions to each colour plate and many invaluable comparative illustrations.
✏Receptions of Antiquity Constructions of Gender in European Art 1300 1600 Book Summary : Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600 examines the way in which late medieval and early modern visual culture engaged with Greek and Roman antiquity to construct and challenge contemporary gender norms.
📒Classical Myths And Legends In The Middle Ages And Renaissance ✍ H. David Brumble
✏Classical Myths and Legends in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Book Summary : While numerous classical dictionaries identify the figures and tales of Greek and Roman mythology, this reference book explains the allegorical significance attached to the myths by Medieval and Renaissance authors. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries for the gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines, and places of classical myth and legend. Each entry includes a brief account of the myth, with reference to the Greek and Latin sources. The entry then discusses how Medieval and Renaissance commentators interpreted the myth, and how poets, dramatists, and artists employed the allegory in their art. Each entry includes a bibliography and the volume concludes with appendices and an extensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources.
📒Xanto ✍ Giovanna Hendel
✏Xanto Book Summary : Francesco Xanto Avelli Da Rovigo (c.1486-c.1542) painted some of the most beautiful and fascinating ceramics produced in Renaissance Italy, often drawing on classical mythology for his subjects. He was also a poet, and commented on the tempestuous events of his time - including the infamous Sack of Rome in 1527 - both in verse and allegorically in the imagery of the dishes and plates he decorated. This book is a comprehensive study of Xanto as a remarkable painter of Italian Renaissance tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) decorated with narrative subjects (istoriato), a poet and a loyal follower of the condottiere Francesco Maria I della Rovere, Duke of Urbino. It contains a full transcription of his sonnets with a parallel English translation. A list of maiolica by or attributable to Xanto is another first. Through his ceramics, beautiful and interesting in themselves, and here superbly reproduced, it provides an enlightening cross-section of the dawn of the early modern era.
📒The Oxford Illustrated History Of The Renaissance ✍ Gordon Campbell
✏The Oxford Illustrated History of the Renaissance Book Summary : The Renaissance is one of the most celebrated periods in European history. But when did it begin? When did it end? And what did it include? Traditionally regarded as a revival of classical art and learning, centred upon fifteenth-century Italy, views of the Renaissance have changed considerably in recent decades. The glories of Florence and the art of Raphael and Michelangelo remain an important element of the Renaissance story, but they are now only a part of a much wider story which looks beyond an exclusive focus on high culture, beyond the Italian peninsula, and beyond the fifteenth century. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Renaissance tells the cultural history of this broader and longer Renaissance: from seminal figures such as Dante and Giotto in thirteenth-century Italy, to the waning of Spain's "golden age" in the 1630s, and the closure of the English theatres in 1642, the date generally taken to mark the end of the English literary Renaissance. Geographically, the story ranges from Spanish America to Renaissance Europe's encounter with the Ottomans--and far beyond, to the more distant cultures of China and Japan. And thematically, under Gordon Campbell's expert editorial guidance, the volume covers the whole gamut of Renaissance civilization, with chapters on humanism and the classical tradition; war and the state; religion; art and architecture; the performing arts; literature; craft and technology; science and medicine; and travel and cultural exchange.
📒Understanding Italian Renaissance Painting ✍ Stefano Zuffi
✏Understanding Italian Renaissance Painting Book Summary : Filled with great masterpieces, each spread uses an important painting as a way to explain a key concept, with numerous large details. There are also brief biographies of the major artists.
📒Italian Renaissance Painting ✍ James H. Beck
✏Italian Renaissance Painting Book Summary : This up-to-date survey of the finest moments in Western painting from Masacio through Michelangelo and Titian covers some fifty artists and their work and includes 450 color illustrations. Beck divides the period into three generations covering over one hundred years. The art is then distinguished between a more lyric or a more monumental vision, thereby giving a framework for the study and appreciation of the complex but rewarding material which has formed the basis of painting ever since. Attention is given to the lives of the artists in addition to their works set in the historical context. The book is accompanied by a bibliography and a glossary as well as an index for easy reference. -- From publisher's description.
📒Our Expanding Vision ✍ Kelly Fearing
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📒Teachers Manual For Our Expanding Vision ✍ Kelly Fearing
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