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Author Murray, Peter, 1920-1992.

Title The art of the Renaissance / Peter and Linda Murray.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1985, ©1963.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.024 MUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    709.024 MUR    Available
Description 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World of art
World of art.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Praeger, 1963.
Includes index.
Contents The Renaissance -- Humanism -- Classical antiquity -- Changing conceptions of renaissance -- Historical background -- The arts of Florence 1400-1450 -- The international gothic style -- The heroic style of masaccio -- Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, Alberti -- The Netherlands and Bohemia -- The soft style -- The Eyckian revolution, campin -- The mid-century in Italy: Florence -- Mantegna -- Piero fella Francesca -- Siena -- The mid-century in the Netherlands: Rogier van der Weyden -- Bouts and memline -- France, Germany (Cologne), Spain and Portugal, Austria -- Printing and early illustrated books -- Engraving -- Durer -- Late gothic -- Hugo van der Goes -- Bosch -- Grunewald -- Botticelli -- Filippino -- Piero di Cosimo -- Leonardo da Vinci and the Milanese renaissance -- Perugino and early classicism -- Ghirlandaio -- Antonello da Messina -- Venice -- Bellini -- The beginnings of the high renaissance.
Summary Describes the art styles of the early Renaissance beginning in Italy in the late fourteenth century and spreading throughout Europe to the late sixteenth century.
Subject Art, Renaissance.
Added Author Murray, Linda.
ISBN 0500200084 (pbk.)
9780500200087 (pbk.)

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