History of Italian Art: v. 2

History of Italian Art: v. 2

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This book continues the journey through the history of Italian art begun in the first volume of the work. The books explore the mentalities and the institutions, the typography and the geography, which have determined the main characteristics of Italian art for over 1000 years. This volume includes articles on the periodization of Italian art history; on art and everyday life in the Renaissance court; on iconography in the Middle Ages; on art and the church in the 17th-century and on the concept of the Renaissance and the conflict between historical and art-historical periods. The book also includes plates of works of such artists as Pisano, Lotto, Da Modena, Giotto and many others.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31.75mm | 974g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 129 plates
  • 0745606954
  • 9780745606958

Table of contents

The periodization of the history of Italian art, Giovanni Previtali; the iconography of Italian art 1100-1500 - an approach, Salvatore Settis; the history of art and the forms of religious life, Bruno Toscano; Renaissance and pseudo-Renaissance, Frederico Zeri; towards the modern manner - from Mantegna to Raphael, Giovanni Romano.show more