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History of Italian Renaissance Art

History of Italian Renaissance Art
Author: Frederick Hartt - David Wilkins
ISBN 13: 9780131882478
ISBN 10: 131882473
Edition: 6th
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-04-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 736
List Price: $136.20

Frederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include:

• a striking new design with more than half the artworks illustrated in full color

• new views of frescoes and sculptures photographed in their original locations that offer a dynamic insight into the way the art was originally experienced

• fresh views of great works of art that have been restored since the last edition

• extended captions that identify Renaissance patrons and provide details about historical context, emphasizing how the art was created and why