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Description - Art of the Northern Renaissance by Craig Harbison

This book evokes the art of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Northern Europe in all its richness and splendour. The works of Van Eyck, Bosch, Bruegel, Durer and other masters are considered within the larger context of a changing society in which church and state, Protestant and Catholic, man and woman, artist and patron, independent mercantile city and noble chivalric court all played a part.

Craig Harbison considers these and many other facets of the Renaissance world, drawing them together into a unified narrative that illuminates the complexity and brilliance of the art and its times.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780670270
ISBN-10: 1780670273
Format: Paperback / softback
(236mm x 168mm x 12mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Laurence King Publishing
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Craig Harbison

Craig Harbison is Professor Emeritus of art history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of Jan van Eyck, The Play of Realism.

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