Renaissance art : a beginner's guide / Tom Nichols
- Nichols, Tom, 1958-
- Oxford ; New York : Oneworld, 2010.
- Physical Description:
- xviii, 207 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 20 cm.
- Realism and religion: early Renaissance art in Flanders -- Christianity and classicism: early Renaissance art in Florence -- Art and nature: Central Italy around 1500 -- Another Renaissance: Venice and the north -- Renaissance and reformation: Northern art of the sixteenth century -- Between court and reform: Italian Renaissance art after 1520 -- Conclusion: Renaisance art, medieval and modern
- Description: The fifteenth century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European artistic culture. But what does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, and supported by illustrations including color plates, Tom Nichols offers a masterpiece of his own as he explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -198) and index.
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