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Leonardo and Michelangelo in a Tale of Art, Love, and Betrayal

by Rod Buntzen

<p>Michelangelo, explain this passage from Dante for us, Leonardo Da Vinci cries out across the piazza, They say hes your favorite poet. Words such as these might have begun a brief interaction between the two creative giants that prompted the ...

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A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art

by Babette Bohn & James M. Saslow

<p><em>A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art</em> provides a diverse, fresh collection of accessible, comprehensive essays addressing key issues for European art produced between 1300 and 1700, a period that might be termed the beginning of

ISBN: 9781118391518

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A Monster's Plea

by Butters, Suzanne B.

"How often is one able to hear the voice of a human "monster" from the distant past? The letter examined here offers us just that, in an epistolary plea sent from Siena by "Christofaro Tagliare Mostro" on 14 August 1583 to the region's princely ...

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A Scarlet Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Sarah Blake McHam

by Coonin, Arnold Victor

Twelve essays by former doctoral students honor the achievements of Sarah Blake McHam as a teacher, mentor and scholar. Topics cover a wide range of Italian art, ranging from the trecento to the early seventeenth century, including work in ...

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A Short History of the Italian Renaissance

by Kenneth R. Bartlett

<p>Award-winning lecturer Kenneth R. Bartlett applies his decades of experience teaching the Italian Renaissance to this beautifully illustrated overview. In his introductory Note to the Reader, Bartlett first explains why he chose Jacob ...

ISBN: 9781442608771

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Albrecht DU+00FCrer

(Grove Art Essentials)

by Peter Strieder

Albrecht DU+00FCrer was a prolific painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and writer. Now considered by many scholars the greatest of all German artists, he not only executed paintings and drawings of the highest quality but also made a major ...

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Albrecht Dürer and the Epistolary Mode of Address

by Shira Brisman

<p>Art historians have long looked to letters to secure biographical details; clarify relationships between artists and patrons; and present artists as modern, self-aware individuals. This book takes a novel approach: focusing on Albrecht Dürer,

ISBN: 9780226354897

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Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

The Casa de Montejo

by C. Cody Barteet

<p>This book investigates the Casa de Montejo and considers the role of the building’s Plateresque façade as a form of visual rhetoric that conveyed ideas about the individual and communal cultural identities in sixteenth-century Yucatán. C. ...

ISBN: 9780429999048

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Art and the Augustinian Order in Early Renaissance Italy

by Anne Dunlop

<p>The rise of the mendicant orders in the later Middle Ages coincided with rapid and dramatic shifts in the visual arts. The mendicants were prolific patrons, relying on artworks to instruct and impress their diverse lay congregations. Churches

ISBN: 9781351957168

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Art, commerce and colonialism 1600-1800

by Emma Barker

<p>Art, Commerce and Colonialism 1600-1800 examines European art, architecture and design of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in the light of the continent's growing engagement with the rest of the world. In a series of case studies ...

ISBN: 9781526122933

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Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany

by Alice E. Sanger

<p>Art, Gender and Religious Devotion in Grand Ducal Tuscany focuses on the intersection of the visual and the sacred at the Medici court of the later sixteenth to early seventeenth centuries in relation to issues of gender. Through a series of ...

ISBN: 9781351957014

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Artemisia Conquers Rhodes: Problems in the Representation of Female Heroics in the Age of Catherine de' Medici

by ffolliott, sheila

"The ancient queen Artemisia of Caria (r.353-351 BCE), [was] renowned especially for having supervised the construction and decoration of the elaborate funerary monument honoring her husband, Mausolus: a structure so significant that it gave its

ISBN: 9781599103457

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Baroque Visual Rhetoric

by Vernon Hyde Minor

<p>Intricate, expressive, given to grandeur and even excess, Baroque art as a style is inseparable from the meanings it seeks to convey. Vernon Hyde Minor’s <em>Baroque Visual Rhetoric</em> probes this combination of style and message and – ...

ISBN: 9781442617704

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Becoming Michelangelo

Apprenticing to the Master, and Discovering the Artist through His Drawings

by Alan Pascuzzi

<p><em><strong>Michelangelo’s developing genius is revealed as never before by the man who became Michelangelo’s last apprentice—<br /> an American artist and art historian whose family helped carve Mount Rushmore.</strong></em><br /> Many ...

ISBN: 9781628729160

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Botticelli

by Henry Bryan Binns

<p>From Florence, in the second half of the fifteenth century, men looked into a new dawn. When the Turk took Constantinople in 1443, the &quot;glory that was Greece&quot; was carried to her by fleeing scholars, and she became for one brilliant ...

ISBN: 9786050407129

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Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity

by Troy Thomas

<p>Undeniably one of the greatest artists of all time, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio would develop a radically new kind of psychologically expressive, realistic art and, in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, would lay the foundations ...

ISBN: 9781780236803

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Caspar David Friedrich and the Subject of Landscape

Second Edition

by Joseph Leo Koerner

<p>Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840) is heralded as the greatest painter of the Romantic movement in Germany, and Europe’s first truly modern artist. His mysterious and melancholy landscapes, often peopled with lonely wanderers, are experiments

ISBN: 9781861897503

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Ceremonial Entries in Early Modern Europe

The Iconography of Power

by J.R. Mulryne, Maria Ines Aliverti & Anna Maria Testaverde

<p>The fourteen essays that comprise this volume concentrate on festival iconography, the visual and written languages, including ephemeral and permanent structures, costume, dramatic performance, inscriptions and published festival books that ...

ISBN: 9781317168904

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Complete Works of Albrecht Dürer (Delphi Classics)

by Albrecht Dürer & Delphi Classics

<p><strong>The greatest German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Dürer produced a vast body of works, including altarpieces, religious works, portraits, copper engravings and woodcuts. Dürer established his reputation and influence across Europe when

ISBN: 9781786564986

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Dark Water

Flood and Redemption in Florence--The City of Masterpieces

by Robert Clark

<p>Birthplace of Michelangelo and home to untold masterpieces, Florence is a city for art lovers. But on November 4, 1966, the rising waters of the Arno threatened to erase over seven centuries of history and human achievement.</p> <p>Now ...

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