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Charles, Victoria - Renaissance Paintings, ebook

Renaissance Paintings

Charles, Victoria


In utter contrast to the obscurity of the medieval period which preceded it, the rapid and unexpected arrival of the Renaissance conquered Europe during the 14th to the 16th centuries. Placing man at its centre, the actors of this illustrious movement radically altered their vision of the

Cavalcaselle, Giovanni Battista - Early Italian Painting, ebook

Early Italian Painting

Cavalcaselle, Giovanni Battista


Oscillating between the majesty of the Greco-Byzantine tradition and the modernity predicted by Giotto, Early Italian Painting addresses the first important aesthetic movement that would lead to the Renaissance, the Italian Primitives. Trying new mediums

Manca, Joseph - Andrea Mantegna and the Italian Renaissance, ebook

Andrea Mantegna and the Italian Renaissance

Manca, Joseph


He trained in painting at the Padua School where Donatello and Paolo Uccello had previously attended. Even at a young age commissions for Andrea’s work flooded in, for example the frescoes of the Ovetari Chapel of Padua. In a short space of time Mantegna found his

Carl, Klaus H. - German Painting, ebook

German Painting

Carl, Klaus H.


Studying German painting requires viewing it on a different scale, larger than the current geographical frontiers. From the Middle Ages through to the New Objectivity of the 20th century, we introduce you to the German artists who have marked history: Albrecht Dürer,

Charles, Victoria - Renaissance Art, ebook

Renaissance Art

Charles, Victoria


The Renaissance began at the end of the 14th century in Italy and had extended across the whole of Europe by the second half of the 16th century. The rediscovery of the splendour of ancient Greece and Rome marked the beginning of the rebirth of the arts following the break-down of the dogmatic

Charles, Victoria - 1000 Paintings of Genius, ebook

1000 Paintings of Genius

Charles, Victoria


From the early Renaissance through Baroque and Romanticism to Cubism, Surrealism, and Pop, these canonical works of Western Art span eight centuries and a vast range of subjects. Here are the sacred and the scandalous, the minimalist and the opulent, the groundbreaking and the conventional.

Manca, Joseph - Andrea Mantegna et la Renaissance italienne, ebook

Andrea Mantegna et la Renaissance italienne

Manca, Joseph


Andrea Mantegna est né en 1431. Sa formation de peintre, il la doit à l’école de Padoue dont les figures emblématiques portent le nom de Donatello ou Paolo Uccello. Les commandes affluent rapidement malgré son jeune âge, telles que les fresques…

Forcellino, Antonio - Leonardo: A Restless Genius, ebook

Leonardo: A Restless Genius

Forcellino, Antonio


Through careful analyses of his paintings and compositional technique, down to the very materials used, Forcellino offers fresh insights into Leonardo’s artistic and intellectual development. He spans the great breadth of Leonardo’s genius, discussing his contributions

Belán, Kyra - The Virgin and Child, ebook

The Virgin and Child

Belán, Kyra


The Virgin and the Child are amongst the most favourite artistic themes since the Middle Ages. Mary was frequently depicted with the Christ Child.This religious scene showcases a mother and her son, sometimes accompanied by other protagonists. Originally…

Belán, Kyra - The Virgin in Art, ebook

The Virgin in Art

Belán, Kyra


The art world is filled with the presence of the Virgin Mary – a fundamental symbol of motherhood, who has been radiating youthfulness, tenderness, and compassion for two thousand years. Finding in her an inexhaustible source of inspiration, artists…