The Renaissance Artist at Work
From Pisano to Titian
By (author) Bruce Cole
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Renaissance Artist at Work by Bruce Cole
Book DescriptionThis book gives the necessary background for the study and appreciation of Italian painting and sculpture from about 1250 to 1550. It tells how the artists learned their craft, the organization of their workshops, and the guilds they belonged to; how their customers or patrons treated them and where their work was displayed--churches, civic buildings, or private homes. The book discusses how art was made--tempera, oil, panel, canvas, fresco; it surveys the characteristic types of Renaissance art--altarpieces, portraits, tombs, busts, doors fountains, medals, etc.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780064301299
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 31-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bruce Cole
Titian and Venetian Painting, 1450-1590, Paperback (August 2000)
"This up-to-date, well-illustrated, and thoughtful introduction to the life and works of one of the giants of Western Painting also surveys the golden age of Venetian Painting from Giovanni Bellini to"
Art of the Western World, Paperback / softback (December 1991)» View all books by Bruce Cole
With fresh insight into what the great works meant when they were created and why they appeal to us now, here is a vivid tour of painting, sculpture, and architecture, past and present. "Illuminating . . . a notable accomplishment".--The New York Times. Illustrated.
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Author Biography - Bruce Cole
Bruce Cole is Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University. A former Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities, he is the author of Giotto and Florentine Painting, The Renaissance Artist at Work, Italian Art, 1250--1500 and other books.
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