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Description - A New History of Italian Renaissance Art by Stephen J. Campbell

Campbell and Cole, respected teachers and active researchers, draw on traditional and current scholarship to present complex interpretations in this new edition of their engaging account of Italian Renaissance art. The book's unique decade-by-decade structure is easy to follow, and permits the authors to tell the story of art not only in the great centres of Rome, Florence and Venice, but also in a range of other cities and sites throughout Italy, including more in this edition from Naples, Padua and Palermo. This approach allows the artworks to take centre-stage, in contrast to the book's competitors, which are organized by location or by artist. Other updates for this edition include an expanded first chapter on the Trecento, and a new `Techniques and Materials' appendix that explains and illustrates all of the major art-making processes of the period.

Richly illustrated with high-quality reproductions and new photography of recent restorations, it presents the classic canon of Renaissance painting and sculpture in full, while expanding the scope of conventional surveys by offering a more thorough coverage of architecture, decorative and domestic arts, and print media.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500239759
ISBN-10: 0500239754
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 225mm x mm)
Pages: 712
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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