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The Business of Art: Contracts and the Commissioning Process in Renaissance Italy

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Contracts are the most informative records we have about the nature of commissioning prestigious works of art in the Renaissance. This book provides a framework for interpreting these important documents by surveying a body of contracts and related records concerning altarpieces and frescoes painted in Italy from the early fourteenth to the early sixteenth centuries.Michel ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published September 12th 2005 by Yale University Press
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