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Art in Renaissance Italy, Perspectives Series
For upper-level undergraduate courses in Italian Renaissance Art. Art mattered in the Renaissance...People expected painting, sculpture, architecture, and other forms of visual art to have a meaningful effect on their lives, write the authors of this important new look at Italian Renaissance art. A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italy shows at once its freshness ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published July 23rd 2005 by Prentice Hall
(first published December 2nd 1996)
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A very useful textbook for the history of the art of the Italian Renaissance. It does a great job of showing how the art functioned in context: religious, political, social, etc. There is a lot more to know about the art of this period than meets the eye, this book will show readers these hidden aspects of the Renaissance.