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History of Italian Art, Volume II

Peter Burke (Translated by), Ellen Bianchini (Translated by), Claire Dorey (Translated by)
ISBN: 978-0-7456-1755-8
512 pages
August 1996, Polity
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Published in two volumes, History of Italian Art provides a major history of Italian Art from antiquity to the present day. A distinguished group of cultural historians provide a comprehensive account of Italian "art" in the wider sense, examining not only painting and sculpture, but also photography and iconography, restorations and fakes, landscapes and writing.
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Table of Contents

1. The Periodization of the History of Italian Art: Giovanni Previtali.

2. The Iconography of Italian Art 1100-1500 - an Approach: Salvatore Settis.

3. The History of Art and the Forms of Religious Life: Bruno Toscano.

4. Renaissance and Pseudo-Renaissance: Federico Zeri.

5. Towards the Modern Manner: from Mantegna to Raphael: Giovanni Romano.


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The Wiley Advantage

  • This major new work covers many centuries, from antiquity to the present day
  • Both volumes are lavishly illustrated including a total of 257 plates of works by such artists as Botticelli, Titian, Bellini, Pisano, Lotto, Da Modena, Giotto and many others
  • It brings together a distinguished group of cultural historians and art historians
  • The two volume set is available at #10.00 less than the combined price of the individual volumes.
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"These well-chosen essays provide a comprehensive overview of Italian art." The Art Book Review

"Very useful essays here, and all of them could be readily set for undergraduate and graduate reading." The Oxford Art Journal

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