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Art in Renaissance Italy, Perspectives Series

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KEY BENEFIT: A glance at the pages ofArt in Renaissance Italyshows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why works of art, buildings, prints, and other forms of visual production came to be. The authors also discuss how men and women of the Renaissance regarded art and artists, why works of Renaissance art look the way they do, and what this means to us. Unlike other books on the subject, this one covers not only Florence and Rome, but also Venice and the Veneto, Assisi, Siena, Milan, Pavia, Padua, Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Urbino, and Napleseach governed in a distinctly different manner, every one with individual, political, and social structures that inevitably affected artistic styles. Spanning more than three centuries, the narrative brings to life the rich tapestry of Italian Renaissance society and the art that is its enduring legacy. Throughout, special features, including textual sources from the period and descriptions of social rituals, evoke and document the people and places of this dynamic age.The book covers the art and artists of Italy during the RenaissanceFlorence, Rome, Milan, Venice, Naples and other regions, from the 13 th through the 15 th centuries.For Renaissance art enthusiasts and others interested in the art of Italyrs"s Renaissance.

Table of Contents

Preface 10(2)
Introduction: Art in Context 12(3)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Offerings
15(1)
Patronage
16(1)
Artists' Workshops
17(4)
The Image of the Artist
17(1)
Workshop Training
18(3)
Contracts
21(1)
Contemporary Voice: An Artist's Life
21(1)
Materials and Methods
22(2)
The Painting Studio
23(1)
Wall Painting
23(1)
Contemporary Voice: Terms of Employment
24(13)
Tempera and Oil Painting
26(1)
Mosaic and Stained Glass
27(1)
The Sculpture Workshop
28(3)
Bronze Sculpture
31(1)
Drawings
32(1)
Architecture
33(3)
Other Workshops
36(1)
Print Media
36(1)
Renovations and Restorations
37(5)
Historiography and Methodology
42(1)
Vasari's Three Ages
42(1)
Contemporary Voice: Fashioning the Female Artist
43(4)
Naming the Renaissance
44(3)
I. The Late Thirteenth and the Fourteenth Century
47(156)
The Origins of the Renaissance
48(8)
St. Francis and the Beginnings of Renaissance Art
48(2)
Francis of Assisi
49(1)
Contemporary Voice: Francis as Another Christ
50(5)
The San Damiano Crucifix: Christus triumphans
50(1)
Christus patiens
50(2)
Defining St. Francis
52(1)
St. Clare
53(1)
Style and Meaning
53(2)
Urban Contexts
55(1)
Types of Cities
55(1)
Rome: Artists, Popes, and Cardinals
56(11)
Rome's Revival under Nicholas III
57(3)
The Sancta Sanctorum
59(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Miracles
60(1)
Nicholas IV at Santa Maria Maggiore
61(1)
Patrons from the Papal Curia
62(2)
Pope Boniface VIII and an Imperial Language of Power
64(1)
Creating Images for an Absent Papacy
65(2)
Assisi and Padua: Narrative Realism
67(10)
Frescoes in San Francesco
69(1)
Nave Frescoes
69(1)
Contemporary Voice: St. Francis and the Christ Child
70(1)
Padua: The Scrovegni Chapel
71(6)
Florence: Traditions and Innovations
77(22)
St. John the Baptist and the Baptistry
79(1)
The Palazzo della Signoria and Urban Planning
80(2)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Violence
82(1)
Mendicant Churches
82(12)
Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella
82(2)
Altarpieces Dedicated to the Virgin
84(1)
Cimabue's Altarpiece for Santa Trinita
84(1)
Duccio's Altarpiece for the Confraternity of the Laudesi
85(1)
Giotto's Ognissanti Madonna
86(1)
Santa Croce Frescoes
86(1)
The Bardi Chapel
87(1)
The Peruzzi Chapel
88(2)
The Baroncelli Chapel
90(2)
Altarpieces for Santa Croce
92(1)
The Santa Croce Refectory Frescoes
93(1)
The Cathedral Complex
94(5)
Andrea Pisano's Baptistry Doors
96(3)
Siena: City of the Virgin
99(25)
The Cathedral
100(4)
The Pulpit
101(2)
The Facade
103(1)
Duccio's Maesta
104(1)
Contemporary Voice: The Procession of the Maesta
104(8)
Altarpieces in the Transept Chapels
107(3)
Later Sienese Altar Painting
110(1)
Tomb Sculpture
110(2)
Arezzo: The Tarlati Tomb
112(1)
The Palazzo Pubblico
112(2)
Simone Martini's Maesta for the Palazzo Pubblico
113(1)
Lippo Memmi's Maesta for San Gimignano
113(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Popular Piety
114(6)
Secular Imagery in the Scala del Consiglio
116(1)
The Sala della Pace: ``Good Government''
116(4)
Siena's Political System and Civic Art
120(4)
Painting in the Palazzo Pubblico
120(2)
Enhancements to the Campo
122(2)
Naples: Art for a Royal Kingdom
124(11)
The Court and the Importation of Artists
124(4)
Architectural Commissions
127(1)
Consolidating Angevin Rule: A Queen's Commissions
128(3)
Cavallini and Giotto in Naples
129(2)
Robert of Anjou
131(1)
The Altarpiece of St. Louis
131(1)
Sancia of Majorca and the Church of Santa Chiara
132(1)
Tomb Monuments and Robert the Wise
132(3)
The Tomb of Mary of Hungary
132(1)
The Tomb of Robert of Anjou
133(2)
Venice: The Most Serene Republic
135(17)
St. Mark's Basilica
138(2)
Piazza San Marco
140(1)
Images of the State and the Individual
140(1)
Doge Andrea Dandolo
140(1)
Contemporary Voice: The Image as Document
141(1)
Enhancements to St. Mark's
141(4)
The Pala d'Oro
141(1)
St. Mark's Baptistry
141(2)
The Choir Screen
143(1)
The Facade
144(1)
The Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
145(1)
The Tomb of Doge Michele Morosini
145(1)
The Doge's Palace
146(6)
Santo Stefano
147(1)
Sculpture on the Doge's Palace
147(1)
Painting in the Doge's Palace
148(4)
Pisa and Florence: Morality and Judgment
152(22)
The Camposanto Frescoes in Pisa
152(3)
Santa Maria Novella in Florence
155(8)
The Strozzi Chapel
155(1)
The Strozzi Altarpiece
156(1)
The Black Death
156(2)
The Guidalotti Chapel
158(1)
The Apotheosis of St. Thomas Aquinas
159(2)
The Way of Salvation
161(2)
Contemporary Voice: The Bridge of Salvation
163(1)
Social Upheaval and Civic Works in Florence
163(4)
Or San Michele
167(1)
Family Commissions
168(3)
The Castellani Chapel
168(1)
The Legend of the True Cross
169(1)
Frescoes at San Miniato
170(1)
Other Civic Imagery
171(2)
Domestic Painting
173(1)
Visconti Milan and Carrara Padua
174(29)
Milan: The Visconti Court
174(2)
Azzone Visconti and the Idea of Magnificence
176(1)
Contemporary Voice: In Praise of Magnificence
177(4)
Azzone Visconti's Tomb
178(1)
Embellishments of the City
178(3)
The Altarpiece of the Magi
181(1)
The Equestrian Monument of Bernabo Visconti
181(1)
The Cansignorio della Scala Monument in Verona
182(1)
The Castello Visconteo
182(2)
Manuscript Illumination
184(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Gastronomy
185(1)
Padua: The Carrara Court
185(1)
The Padua Baptistry
186(1)
Contemporary Voice: Illustrious Men
187(1)
Patronage at the Santo
187(2)
The St. James (San Felice) Chapel
187(1)
St. Anthony of Padua
188(1)
The Oratory of St. George
188(1)
Milan: Giangaleazzo Visconti
189(5)
The Certosa of Pavia
190(1)
Cathedral Architecture
191(2)
Cathedral Sculpture
193(1)
The International Gothic Style
194(5)
Manuscript Illumination
194(1)
Michelino da Besozzo
195(1)
Secular Frescoes
196(1)
The Last Visconti and the Durability of the International Style
197(2)
North Italian Influences in Naples
199(4)
Aristocratic Parronage
199(2)
Queen Giovanna II and the Monument to King Ladislas
201(1)
The Caracciolo Chapel
201(2)
II. The Fifteenth Century
203(174)
Florence: Commune and Guild
204(47)
Sculpture for the Cathedral Complex
204(3)
The Competition for the Second Baptistry Doors
205(2)
Contemporary Voice: Ghiberti versus Brunelleschi
207(5)
Buttress Sculpture
209(2)
Facade Sculpture
211(1)
Or San Michele
212(5)
The Foundling Hospital
217(1)
Brunelleschi's Dome
218(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Childbirth
219(1)
Contemporary Voice: In Praise of Artists
220(1)
Family Commissions
221(10)
The Bartolini-Salimbeni Chapel
221(3)
The Strozzi Chapel at Santa Trinita
224(1)
The Quaratesi Altarpiece
225(1)
Masaccio and the Brancacci Chapel
226(5)
The Trinity and Single-Point Perspective
231(2)
Altarpieces at Mid-Century
233(2)
Civic Imagery
235(1)
Narrative Frescoes
236(3)
Castagno at Sant' Apollonia
236(1)
Piero della Francesca in Arezzo
237(2)
Sculptural Commissions Outside Florence
239(4)
Siena: The Baptismal Font
239(2)
Quercia in Bologna
241(1)
Donatello and Michelozzo in Naples
242(1)
The Brancacci Tomb
242(1)
The Florence Cathedral Interior
243(3)
The Gates of Paradise
246(4)
The Tomb of Leonardo Bruni
250(1)
Florence: The Medici and Political Propaganda
251(38)
The Medici's Civic and Domestic Commissions
252(5)
San Lorenzo
252(1)
The Old Sacristy
253(3)
San Marco
256(1)
Contemporary Voice: A Job Application
257(7)
The Medici Palace
259(1)
Portrait Busts
260(1)
The Medici Chapel
261(1)
Other Decorations
262(2)
Donatello in Padua
264(3)
The Santo Altarpiece
264(1)
The Gattamelata Monument
265(2)
The Medici and Donatello's Late Work
267(4)
Donatello's Bronze David and Judith and Holofernes
267(2)
The San Lorenzo Pulpits
269(2)
The Golden Age and Lorenzo the Magnificent
271(7)
The Tomb of Piero and Giovanni de' Medici
271(1)
The Mercanzia Niche at Or San Michele
272(1)
The Devotional Image
272(3)
Family Chapels
275(1)
The Sassetti Chapel
275(2)
The Strozzi Chapel
277(1)
Portraiture
278(1)
The Architecture of Magnificence
279(2)
The Facade of Santa Maria Novella
279(2)
The Strozzi Palace
281(1)
Classical Antiquity and the Golden Age
281(4)
Contemporary Scene: Art and the Collector
285(2)
Antiquarianism
286(1)
Savonarola and Reform
287(2)
Rome: Re-establishing Papal Power
289(24)
Martin V, Eugenius IV, and Nicholas V
289(4)
A Cautionary Fresco
290(1)
The Papal Basilicas
290(1)
Santa Maria Maggiore
290(1)
St. Peter's
291(1)
The Vatican Palace
292(1)
Contemporary Voice: Ruins and Dreams
293(1)
Pius II
294(5)
Cardinals' Commissions
297(1)
Pienza
298(1)
Paul II
299(3)
Palazzo Venezia
300(1)
A Roman School of Painting
300(2)
Sixtus IV: Roma Caput Mundi
302(7)
The Papal Family
302(1)
The Hospital of Santo Spirito
303(1)
Roman Churches
303(1)
Santa Maria del Popolo
303(1)
Sant' Agostino
304(1)
Commemorative Monuments
305(1)
The Cancelleria
305(1)
The Sistine Chapel
306(3)
Innocent VIII and Alexander VI: Power and Pleasure
309(4)
Cardinals' Commissions
310(1)
The Carafa Chapel
310(1)
Michelangelo's Pieta
311(2)
Venice: Affirming the Past and Present
313(23)
Sculpture on the Doge's Palace
313(2)
The Palazzo Foscari
315(1)
The Ca' d'Oro
315(1)
Contemporary Voice: Finishing Touches
316(1)
The Cappella Nova
316(2)
The Scuola della Carita
318(1)
Jacopo Bellini
319(2)
The Cappella Nova in the late 1440s
321(1)
Andrea Mantegna
322(2)
The San Zeno Altarpiece
323(1)
Venice: Heir of East and West
324(1)
The Arsenal
324(1)
Religious Architecture
325(2)
Painting
327(3)
The Scuole and Lay Commissions
330(3)
Commemorative State Commissions
333(3)
Courtly Art: The Gothic and Classic
336(26)
Ferrara: The Este Family
336(2)
Medals for Leonello d'Este
336(1)
Pisanello in Verona
337(1)
Contemporary Voice: Praise for Pisanello
338(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Punishment
339(4)
Borso d'Este
340(1)
Borso's Bible
340(1)
The Palazzo Schifanoia
341(2)
The Palazzo dei Diamanti
343(1)
Naples: Alfonso the Magnanimous
343(4)
The Castello Aragonese
343(1)
An Arch for a Humanist Ruler
344(3)
Rimini: Sigismondo Malatesta
347(2)
Urbino
349(4)
Portraits
350(1)
Altarpieces
350(1)
The Palazzo Ducale
351(2)
Mantua: The Gonzaga Family
353(8)
Sant' Andrea
353(2)
The Palazzo Ducale
355(1)
The Sala Pisanello
355(1)
The Camera Picta
356(3)
Male and Female Decorum
359(2)
Contemporary Voice: Fighting for Chastity
361(1)
Sforza Milan
362(15)
The Sforzas
362(5)
Completing Visconti Ecclesiastical Foundations
363(1)
The Certosa
363(1)
The Cathedral
364(1)
Private Commissions
364(3)
Ludovico il Moro and a Grand Classical Style
367(4)
Santa Maria presso San Satiro
367(1)
Santa Maria delle Grazie
367(4)
Leonardo da Vinci
371(1)
The Last Supper
371(1)
Contemporary Voice: A Man of Many Talents
371(6)
Madonna of the Rocks
373(1)
Leonardo at Ludovico's Court
374(3)
III. The First Half of the Sixteenth Century
377(122)
Lombardy: Instability and Religious Fervor
378(9)
Leonardo at Court
379(1)
Commemorative Commissions
380(2)
Alternatives to Leonardo
382(5)
Florence: The Renewed Republic
387(10)
The Republic as Patron
387(6)
A New Civic Hero: Michelangelo's David
388(1)
Sculpture at the Cathedral
389(1)
The Imagery of State
390(1)
The St. Anne Altarpiece
390(2)
The Battle Paintings
392(1)
Private Patrons
393(4)
Portraits
393(2)
Religious Painting
395(2)
Rome: Julius II, Leo X, and Clement VII
397(28)
The Imperial Style under Julius II
397(6)
A New St. Peter's
398(1)
The Tomb of Julius II
399(3)
The Sistine Ceiling
402(1)
Contemporary Voice: Michelangelo the Poet
403(5)
Contemporary Scene: Art and Dissent
408(2)
The Stanza della Segnatura
409(1)
Roman Civic Imagery
410(2)
The Stanza d'Eliodoro
412(2)
Portraits
414(1)
Contemporary Voice: The Courtier as Artist
415(1)
Leo X: Papal Luxury
416(2)
The Stanza dell'Incendio
416(1)
The Sistine Tapestries
416(2)
The Suburban Villa and Sybaritic Pleasure
418(4)
Raphael and Michelangelo
422(1)
Clement VII: The Dissolution of Papal Power
423(2)
Mantua, Parma, and Genoa: The Arts at Court
425(12)
Mantua: The Pleasure Palace
425(4)
The Loves of Jupiter
428(1)
Parma: Elegance and Illusionism
429(4)
Correggio at San Paolo and the Cathedral
429(1)
Parmigianino and Self-Conscious Artifice
429(4)
Genoa: A Princely Republic
433(4)
Doria Portraits
433(1)
Villa Doria
434(1)
Genoa in the Second Half of the Sixteenth Century
435(2)
Florence: Mannerism and the Medici
437(27)
Emerging Transformations of the Classical Style
438(1)
A New Social Order
439(2)
Domestic and Villa Decoration
441(3)
Altarpieces
444(3)
Michelangelo and the Medici
447(5)
The Medici Chapel
447(3)
The Laurentian Library
450(2)
Florence under Cosimo I
452(7)
Portraits
452(2)
The Chapel of Eleonora of Toledo
454(3)
Art as a Symbol of the Advanced State
457(1)
A Dynasty Supported by History and Myth
457(2)
Contemporary Voice: Casting the Perseus
459(5)
Restructuring Civic Space: The Uffizi
460(1)
The Sala del Gran Consiglio
461(1)
The Florentine Academy
462(2)
Venice: Vision and Monumentality
464(35)
Visual Poetry
465(1)
Eroticism and Antiquity
466(3)
Poetic Altarpieces
469(1)
Energized Altarpieces
470(3)
Tullio Lombardo: Classicism for Ecclesiastical Patrons
473(1)
Venetian Artists Working for Alfonso d'Este
474(3)
The Studio di Marmi
474(1)
The Camerino d'Alabastro
475(2)
Titian in Urbino
477(2)
Refashioning the City Triumphant
479(2)
The Zecca
479(1)
The Library
479(1)
The Loggetta
480(1)
The Palazzo Corner
480(1)
Titian: Images for the International Elite
481(1)
The Vendramin Family
481(1)
Charles V
482(1)
Mythology and Sensuality
482(2)
Colorito versus Disegno
484(1)
Titian: The Artist as his Own Patron
484(2)
Narrative Imagery in the Scuole
486(2)
Celebrating the City in the Doge's Palace
488(2)
Patronage of Commercial and Ecclesiastical Projects
490(2)
The Fabbriche Nuove
490(1)
The Rialto Bridge
491(1)
Palladio
492(1)
San Giorgio Maggiore
492(1)
Contemporary Voice: Plague in Venice
493(6)
The Redentore
493(1)
Villa Barbaro
494(2)
The Villa La Rotonda
496(1)
The Teatro Olimpico
496(3)
IV. The Later Sixteenth Century
499(49)
The Rome of Paul III
500(13)
Michelangelo's Last Judgment
501(3)
The Deposition
504(1)
Contemporary Voice: A Word of Advice
505(1)
Triumphalist History
505(2)
Urbi et Orbi: The City
507(4)
The Capitoline Hill
508(2)
St. Peter's
510(1)
Private Commissions
511(2)
The Villa Giulia
511(1)
The Farnese Hours
512(1)
The Demands of the Council of Trent
513(14)
Decrees on the Arts
514(1)
Reform and Censorship
515(1)
Contemporary Voice: Veronese Before the Inquisition
516(1)
Reform and New Religious Orders
517(6)
The Gesu
517(3)
Painting for the Gesu
520(1)
San Stefano Rotondo
521(2)
Women as Patrons
523(1)
Church Reform and Local Politics
524(3)
Northern Italy: Reform and Innovation
527(11)
Devotional Painting
527(2)
Milanese Architecture
529(2)
Portraits
531(4)
Still-Life Painting
535(3)
Rome: A European Capital City
538(10)
Sixtus V and the Replanning of Rome
538(5)
Urban Monuments
539(1)
The Obelisks
539(2)
The Roman Columns
541(1)
The Acqua Felice
541(1)
Papal Basilicas
542(1)
Santa Maria Maggiore
542(1)
Contemporary Scene: Art, Pilgrimage, and Processions
543(3)
The Dome of St. Peter's
546(1)
Continuity and Change
546(2)
Genealogies 548(5)
List of Popes 553(1)
List of Venetian Doges 553(1)
Time Chart 554(2)
Glossary 556(2)
Bibliography 558(8)
Literary Credits, Picture Credits 566(1)
Index 567


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