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Northern Renaissance Art

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This book offers a wide-ranging introduction to the way that art was made, valued, and viewed in northern Europe in the age of the Renaissance, from the late fourteenth to the early years of the sixteenth century. Drawing on a rich range of sources, from inventories and guild regulations to poetry and chronicles, it examines everything from panel paintings to carved ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published January 29th 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published November 27th 2008)
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Jun 20, 2013 Kalliope rated it it was amazing
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This is a parallel volume to Evelyn Welch’s Art in Renaissance Italy (1350-1500) within the Oxford History of Art series. Apart from the time frame, they share a similar approach. These books do not narrate the period chronographically, nor do they analyze the style of the artists, nor focus on their lives. They concentrate on the material aspects of the production.

These are welcomed contributions, since so much has been written already on Renaissance style and strings of monographs have also b
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Not very organized. The chapters bounce around. A lot of the information in the book wasn't too helpful.
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Professor at The Courtauld Institute of Art since 2010. She publishes and teaches on late medieval and early Renaissance Art.
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