The Great Masters of Italian Art

The Great Masters of Italian Art : 52 Artists - 250 Masterpieces

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This book offers a highly comprehesive overview to the art that flourished in Italy between the end of the thirteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth, a period during which great master followed great master; producing masterpiece upon masterpiece. The result is a succinct and powerful vision of Italian art. Divided by century, each chapter explores the true artistic greats of that era in accessible, manageable sections. The discussion explores their background, their work and their impact on the world of art. Accompanied by a stunning selection of images from the Scala archive, extended captions provide further insight into their greatest masterpieces.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 160 x 190 x 30mm | 920.81g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • Ill.400col.ill.
  • 8881172941
  • 9788881172948

Table of contents

Introduction; 14th Century; Nicola and Giovanni Pisano; Cimabue; Duccio di Buoninsegna; Giotto; Simone Martini; Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti; 15th Century; Gentile da Fabriano; Pisanello; Masolino; Masaccio; Donatello; Lorenzo Ghiberti; Luca della Robbia; Paolo Uccello; Fra Angelico; Fillipo Lippi; Benozzo Gozzoli; Piero della Francesca; Antonio Pollaiolo; Andrea del Verrochio; Sandro Botticelli; Domenico Ghirlandaio; Perugino; Pintoricchio; Luca Signorelli; Andrea Mantegna; Antonello da Messina; Giovanni Bellini; Vittore Carpaccio; 16th Century; Leonardo da Vinci; Michelangelo Buonarroti; Raphael; Giorgione; Titian; Corregio; Andrea del Sarto; Pontormo; Rosso Fiorentino; Bronzino; Buenvenuto Cellini; Parmigianino; Tintoretto; Paolo Veronese; 17th Century; Annibale Carraci; Caravaggio; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Pietro da Cortona; 18th Century; Giambattista Tiepolo; Canaletto; Francesco Guardi; Antonio Canova; Bibliography
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