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Sassetta 2 Volume Set: The Borgo San Sepolcro Altarpiece
by Machtelt Israëls , James R. Banker , Keith Christiansen , Donal Cooper , Christa Gardner von Teuffel , Dillian Gordon , Roberto Bellucci , Rachel Billinge , more…George Bisacca , Cecilia Frosinini , Ciro Castelli , Roberto Cobianchi , Odile Cortet , Babette Hartwieg , Daniel Jaunard , Rosaria Motta …less
Sassetta, the subtle genius from Siena, revolutionized Italian painting with an altarpiece for the small Tuscan town of Borgo San Sepolcro in 1437-1444. Originally standing some six yards high, double-sided, with a splendid gilt frame over the main altar of the local Franciscan church, it was the Rolls Royce of early Renaissance painting. But its myriad figures and scenes ...more
Boxed Set, 624 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by I Tatti Renaissance Library Harvard Universit
(first published 2009)
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