Art and Architecture in Italy, 1250-1400: Third Edition (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series)

Art and Architecture in Italy, 1250-1400: Third Edition (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series)

By: John White (author)Paperback

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The 14th century in Italian art is a very rich one, and Professor White's book gives architecture equal weight with painting and sculpture. The story of the Gothic style and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: all the facts are related, but also the works of art are described with insight and for their own sakes, and not simply as data for fitting into schemes and theories. Among the great names are those of Arnolfo di Cambio, the Pisani, Cavallini, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti; among the buildings S. Croce, S. Maria Novella, the cathedral and the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, and the cathedrals of Siena, Orvieto, and Milan, as well as churches, castles, and civic buildings from the Val d'Aosta to Sicily. The third edition of this work includes colour illustrations and incorporates textual revisions and an updated bibliography.

Contents

Map Prefaces Part One Architecture: 1250-1300 Part Two Sculpture: 1250-1300 Part Three Painting: 12501300 Part Four Architecture: 1300-1350 Part Five Painting: 1300-1350 Part Six Sculpture: 1300-1350 Part Seven Architecture: 1350-1400 Part Eight Painting: 1350-1400 Part Nine Sculpture: 1350-1400 Notes Bibliography List of Illustrations Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780300055856
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9780300055856
  • weight: 1043
  • ISBN10: 0300055854

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