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History of Italian Renaissance Art has ratings and 26 reviews. Frederick Hartt does a wonderful job at explaining Italian Renaissance art, as we would. Frederick Hartt’s unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color. History of Italian Renaissance Art, Seventh Edition, brings you an updated Choosing to retain Frederick Hartt’s traditional framework, David Wilkins’ incisive .

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I rescued this from the trash of a certain book purveyor. During the sixteenth century, prints, a relatively inexpensive medium, became a popular means by which monuments and styles were circulated in Europe. World of Books Ltd Condition: Faint spotting to upper edge. The jarring thing about the book, from my spoiled sensibility, is that so many of the pictures are in black and white, which makes sense considering the publication date of the book. Along with a book covering the two world wars, this is the biggest tome I’ve ever pulled out of the oblivion hole.

Approaches works of art from the point of view of the artist. Hardcover,ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Painting, sculpture, architecture Frederick Hartt Very Good. Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi. The text in this chapter has been tightened and focused to emphasize the innovations made by Ghiberti, Donatello, Nanni di Banco, and Jacopo della Quercia. Hartt authored, among other works, “Florentine Art under Fire” ; “Botticelli” ; “Giulio Romano” ; “Love in Baroque Art” ; “The Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal” ; three volumes on the painting, sculpture, and drawings of Michelangelo, ; “Donatello, Prophet of Modern Vision” ; “Michelangelo’s Three Pietas” ; and the monumental “Art: Duccio and his followers are here covered in detail.


I found myself turning to Google images frequently, in order to see the works in color. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Want to Read saving….

Three additional north Italian portraits expand our understanding of the new roles being played by portraiture in Renaissance society, while each emphasizes the luxury textiles that were a part of Italian commercial success during the Renaissance.

Binding is in very good condition. Wilkins is professor emeritus of the history of art and nartt at the University of Pittsburgh and former chair of the department. Some text highlighted with pink jistory pen. Size 4to up to 12” tall. Book is in very good condition. Bound in publisher’s original cloth.

Illustrated with color and black and white photographs of the pieces discussed. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Extensive glossary and updated bibliography. Clean unopened copy in nice bright covers.

Hartt & Wilkins, History of Italian Renaissance Art (Paper cover), 7th Edition | Pearson

I didn’t read it deep enough to actually critique the artwork myself, or even tell good artwork from bad artwork, but I can identify different R This book is amazing for a book, much less a textbook. Still full of good stuff. May have book store sticker. The book is not just about the masters, either, like da Vinci and Michelangelo, but about lesser known geniuses, like Paolo Uccello, Piero della Francesca and Antonello da Messina.


Eve’s Book Garden Published: Also new to this edition is the discussion of how medieval geometry and proportional systems provided a basis for Italian Gothic architecture, as demonstrated in the diagram of the proportional scheme planned for Milan Cathedral. Feb 04, Ellis rated it really liked it Histoy it for: I thought, Man, I used to know all this in college. History of Italian Renaissance ArtSeventh Edition, brings you an updated understanding of renaissancee pivotal period as it incorporates new research and current art historical thinking, while also maintaining the integrity of the story that Frederick Hartt first told so enthusiastically many years ago.

A student of Berenson, Schapiro, and Friedlaender, he taught for more than fifty years, influencing generations of Renaissance scholars. Jacket intact, but has shelfwear with several large chips at lower edge. Dust Jacket in good condition. Contents Prefaces and Forewords. Book fine, Dust jacket fine. Sep 14, Carla Ferris rated it historg it.

My only complaint is that it’s huge and difficult to carry.

History Of Italian Renaissance Art

New to This Edition. Text appears to have multiple markings. I have the Third Edition.