Renaissance art : a very short introduction /

This book provides a broad cultural-historical context for some of the Renaissance's most famous artists and works of art. It considers both famous and lesser-known artists, patrons and works of art from the period.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Johnson, Geraldine A.
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:Very short introductions.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; 1 Introduction: whose Renaissance? whose art?; 2 The art of the altarpiece; 3 Story-telling in Renaissance art; 4 The challenge of nature and the antique; 5 Portraiture and the rise of 'Renaissance man'; 6 Did women have a Renaissance?; 7 Objects and images for the domestic sphere; 8 The story of a square: art and urbanism in Florence; 9 Michelangelo: the birth of the artist and of art history; References; Further reading; Glossary; Index.