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    DescriptionFor courses in Renaissance Art. Through close examination of Renaissance paintings, drawings, book illustrations, and other art works, Patricia Fortini Brown brings fourteenth and fifteenth century Venice alive. She explores the role of the guilds and the nobility, the unique island setting, the environment of the church and the private home, the political rivalries with other states, the taste for symbols and metaphors, the myriad qualities that made Venice distinct and its art unique. Carefully interweaving art-historical analysis of individual works (both famous and little-known) with rich contextual discussions, she reveals a culture of high beauty, artifice, and craftsmanship.


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    Title
    Art and Life in Renaissance Venice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Losick, By (author) Michael Levine, By (author) Alexander Gann, By (author) Tania Baker, By (author) Stephen Bell, By (author) Patricia Fortini Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 169 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 464 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780131344020
    ISBN 10: 0131344021
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    LC classification: N
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: ACND
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25800
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: HIS020000
    DC22: 709.453109024
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 945.3105
    BIC subject category V2: 1DST
    BISAC V2.8: ART015080
    Thema V1.0: AGA
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    1st Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Pearson Education (US)
    Publication date
    10 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Upper Saddle River
    Table of contents
    1. Venezianita: The Otherness of the Venetians. 2. The Making of a Visual World. 3. The Art of Public Life. 4. A Pious People. 5. Private Worlds. 6. Caste, Class, and Gender. Timeline. Bibliography. Picture Credits. Index.