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    DescriptionThis book offers a wide-ranging introduction to the way that art was made, valued, and viewed in northern Europe in the age of the Renaissance, from the late fourteenth to the early years of the sixteenth century. Drawing on a rich range of sources, from inventories and guild regulations to poetry and chronicles, it examines everything from panel paintings to carved altarpieces. While many little-known works are foregrounded, Susie Nash also presents new ways of viewing and understanding the more familiar, such as the paintings of Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, and Hans Memling, by considering the social and economic context of their creation and reception. Throughout, Nash challenges the perception that Italy was the European leader in artistic innovation at this time, demonstrating forcefully that Northern art, and particularly that of the Southern Netherlands, dominated visual culture throughout Europe in this crucial period.


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    Title
    Northern Renaissance Art
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susie Nash
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 167 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 878 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192842695
    ISBN 10: 0192842692
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25830
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DN
    BIC subject category V2: ACND
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037020
    B&T Approval Code: A14203005, A03507030
    DC22: 709.024
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 1DN
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 709.02/4
    BISAC V2.8: ART015080
    LC classification: N6370 .N37 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: INDS/RENSTD
    Thema V1.0: AGA, CF, NHDL
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    211 illustrations in full colour
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    29 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Susie Nash is senior lecturer in Northern Renaissance Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She is also the founder and director of the Courtauld Institute Summer School programme and has published widely on northern Renaissance art, including most recently a study of the famous Well of Moses by Claus Sluter.
    Review quote
    Nash weaves a broad, intricate tapestry of the cultures and material practices of art. Joseph Leo Koerner, Harvard University An excellent, in-depth overview exploring themes central to contemporary art history studies. Kim Woods, The Open University brilliant overview. Burlington Magazine
    Table of contents
    Introduction ; 1. Problems and Perspectives ; 2. Centres, Consumers, and Artists ; 3. Processes and Procedures ; 4. Using and Viewing ; Notes ; Further Reading ; Timeline