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Italian Renaissance Art

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ISBN13:

9780813336916

ISBN10:
0813336910
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/8/2001
Publisher(s):
Perseus Books

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Summary

The most up-to-date and complete text on Italian Renaissance art and its artists yet published, with over 400 illustrations, 215 in color.

Author Biography

Laurie Schneider Adams teaches undergraduate and graduate students at John Jay College, CUNY and the Graduate Center. She has previously taught at Sarah Lawrence College, University of Florida, Columbia University, and Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of Art Across Time, The Methodologies of Art, A History of Western Art, Art and Psychoanalysis, Art on Trial, and editor of Giotto in Perspective. She is the editor or the quarterly journal Source: Notes in the History of Art.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
PART ONE PRECURSORS OF THE RENAISSANCE
The Thirteenth Century
2(23)
The Context
2(2)
Politics
2(2)
Box: Guelphs and Ghibellines
4(1)
The Guilds
4(1)
The Stylistic Background
4(5)
Box: Early Christianity and the Life of Christ
6(3)
Vasari's Lives and the ``Framing'' of the Renaissance
9(1)
Cimabue
9(4)
Box: Tempera Painting and the Bottega
11(2)
Saints Dominic and Francis: Mendicant Friars
13(1)
Box: Typology
13(1)
Nicola and Giovanni Pisano
14(4)
Duccio di Buoninsegna: The Rucellai Madonna
18(3)
Siena and Florence in 1300
21(2)
Box: Dante Alighieri
22(1)
Giotto: The Santa Maria Novella Crucifix
23(2)
Trecento Precursors
25(33)
Giotto di Bondone
25(15)
The Ognissanti Madonna
25(1)
Box: Giovanni Boccaccio
25(2)
Box: Fresco Painting
27(1)
The Arena Chapel
28(1)
Box: The Emergence of Humanism
28(11)
Controversy Box: Giotto and the Assisi Frescoes
39(1)
Sienese Painting in the Fourteenth Century
40(6)
Duccio's Maesta
40(3)
Simone Martini
43(3)
Ambrogio Lorenzetti: Allegories of Good and Bad Government
46(4)
1348: The Black Death
50(1)
Controversy Box: the Impact of the Black Death
50(1)
Andrea da Firenze: Way of Salvation
51(2)
Andrea di Cione (Orcagna)
53(5)
The Strozzi Altarpiece
53(1)
The or San Michele Tabernacle
54(4)
PART TWO THE QUATTROCENTO
Architecture and Sculpture in Florence: 1400-1430
58(25)
Box: The Catasto of 1427
59(1)
The Competition of 1401
60(4)
Box: Bronze Casting
62(2)
Ghiberti's Commentarii
64(1)
Public Sculpture: The Exterior of Florence Cathedral
64(1)
Donatello's Marble David
65(1)
Donatello's John the Evangelist
65(1)
The Architecture of Brunelleschi
66(8)
The Dome
66(2)
The Hospital of the Innocents
68(2)
Box: The Medici in the Fifteenth Century
70(1)
The Church of San Lorenzo
70(1)
Box: The Orders of Architecture
71(1)
The Church of Santo Spirito
72(2)
Late Work: Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Ideal of the Circular Plan
74(1)
Controversy Box: Brunelleschi's Sources
75(1)
Or San Michele: The Exterior Niches
75(8)
Painting in Florence: 1400-1430
83(21)
Lorenzo Monaco's Coronation of the Virgin
83(2)
Gentile da Fabriano's Adoration of the Magi: 1423
85(2)
Masaccio
87(5)
The Pisa Altarpiece: The Virgin and Child
87(2)
Box: Brunelleschi's Perspective System
89(1)
The Trinity
90(2)
The Brancacci Chapel Frescoes
92(12)
The Disposition of the Scenes
92(4)
Temptation and Expulsion of Adam and Eve
96(2)
The Tribute Money
98(1)
Controversy Box: The Restoration of the Brancacci Chapel Frescoes
99(1)
The Frescoes on the Altar Wall
100(4)
Painting in Florence: 1430-1460
104(18)
Box: Women in the Italian Renaissance
104(1)
Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting
105(1)
Fra Angelico
106(9)
Filippo Lippi
115(7)
Box: Pius II
115(5)
Box: Jan van Eyck and the Renaissance in the Netherlands
120(2)
Painting in Florence, II: 1430-1460
122(20)
Paolo Uccello
122(9)
Box: Condottieri
125(4)
Box: The Dignity of Man in the Renaissance
129(2)
Domenico Veneziano
131(3)
Andrea del Castagno
134(8)
Sculpture and Architecture in Florence: 1430s-1460s
142(19)
Bruni's Humanist Tomb
142(2)
Alberti's Self-Portrait Plaque: An Iconographic Puzzle
144(2)
Box: The Renaissance Medal
145(1)
Donatello in the Mid-Fifteenth Century
146(5)
Ghiberti's East Doors
151(3)
Box: Pisanello's Medal of John VIII Palaeologus
153(1)
Palace Architecture
154(5)
The Medici Palace: 1444-1460
154(3)
The Rucellai Palace: 1450s
157(1)
Box: Alberti's Architectural Metaphor
158(1)
The Facade of Santa Maria Novella
159(2)
Development in Siena, Rimini, and Pienza: 1400-1460
161(18)
Siena
161(10)
Sassetta
161(3)
Box: San Bernardino of Siena
164(1)
Jacopo della Quercia
164(1)
The Ilaria del Carretto Tomb Monument
164(1)
The Fonte Gaia
165(1)
The Baptismal Font
166(3)
The San Petronio Portal
169(2)
Rimini
171(6)
The Tempio Malatestiano
171(4)
Medals of Sigismondo and Isotta
175(2)
Pienza
177(2)
Developments in Umbria, the Marches, and Naples: 1400s-1460s
179(23)
Box: Vitruvius
179(1)
Alfonso I of Naples
180(4)
Pisanello's Medal of Alfonso
180(1)
The Aragonese Arch
181(3)
Piero della Francesca
184(8)
The Baptism of Christ
184(2)
The Madonna del Parto
186(1)
Box: The Cartoon
187(1)
The Arezzo Frescoes
187(3)
Box: The Legend of the True Cross
190(2)
The Montefeltro Court in Urbino
192(9)
Clemente's Medal of Federico da Montefeltro
194(2)
Piero's State Portraits
196(2)
The Flagellation of Christ
198(1)
The Madonna and Child with Saints
199(1)
Controversy Box: The Question of the Egg
199(2)
Federico's Dynastic Iconography
201(1)
Sculpture and Architecture in Florence after 1450
202(20)
Sculpture
202(13)
Donatello
202(1)
Mary Magdalen
202(1)
The Bronze John the Baptist
203(1)
Judith and Holofernes
203(3)
Desiderio da Settignano
206(2)
Antonio del Pollaiuolo's Hercules and Antaeus
208(1)
Andrea del Verrocchio
209(1)
David
209(1)
Doubting Thomas
209(2)
The Tomb of Piero and Giovanni de' Medici
211(2)
Putto with a Dolphin
213(2)
Colleoni
215(1)
Architecture
215(7)
The Strozzi Palace
216(1)
Giuliano da Sangallo
217(1)
The Medici Villa: Poggio a Caiano
218(1)
Santa Maria delle Carceri
219(3)
Painting in Florence after 1450
222(24)
Benozzo Gozzoli: The Medici Chapel Frescoes
222(4)
Pollaiuolo
226(3)
Botticelli
229(9)
Box: The Platonic Academy
233(5)
Filippino Lippi: Vision of Saint Bernard
238(2)
Ghirlandaio
240(6)
Fifteenth-Century Developments in Verona, Ferrara, and Mantua
246(24)
Pisanello in Verona
246(2)
Pisanello and the Este of Ferrara
248(6)
Box: The Este of Ferrara
250(4)
Developments in Mantua
254(6)
The Sala Pisanello Frescoes
254(1)
Box: The Gonzaga of Mantua
255(1)
Alberti in Mantua
256(4)
Andrea Mantegna
260(2)
Mantegna and the Gonzaga of Mantua
262(8)
Developments in Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Venice
270(22)
Jacopo Bellini
272(3)
Box: The Venetian Scuole
272(3)
Gentile Bellini
275(1)
Carpaccio's Miracle at the Rialto
276(2)
Antonello da Messina
278(2)
Giovanni Bellini
280(12)
Box: Ovid and the Renaissance
289(3)
PART THREE THE CINQUECENTO
Leonardo and Bramante: Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Developments in Florence and Milan
292(20)
Leonardo da Vinci: Florence
292(6)
Leonardo and Bramante in Milan
298(9)
Politics and Humanist Patronage
298(2)
Lodovico and Bramante
300(4)
Lodovico and Leonardo
304(3)
Leonardo's Later Work
307(5)
Controversy Box: Freud, Leonardo, and Art History: A Methodological Squabble
311(1)
Michelangelo and Raphael: The Late Fifteenth Century to 1505
312(18)
Michelangelo: Florence and Rome
312(9)
Controversy Box: Michelangelo and the ``Marble Breast''
317(4)
Raphael: Urbino, Perugia, and Florence
321(9)
Box: Literary Figures at the Court of Guidobaldo da Montefeltro
321(9)
Bramante, Michelangelo, Raphael: Developments in Rome to 1520
330(27)
Bramante in Rome
330(2)
The Patronage of Julius II
332(16)
Box: The Evolution of Saint Peter's
334(1)
Michelangelo: The Tomb of Julius II
334(2)
The Sistine Ceiling
336(8)
Raphael: The Stanza della Segnatura
344(1)
Disputation over the Sacrament (or Disputa)
345(1)
School of Athens
346(2)
Raphael After 1511
348(5)
Galatea
348(1)
Fire in the Borgo
349(1)
Pope Leo X with Cardinals Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de' Rossi
350(1)
Transfiguration
351(2)
Domestic Architecture
353(4)
The Villa Madama
353(2)
The Farnese Palace
355(2)
Venice in the Sixteenth Century
357(22)
Giorgione da Castelfranco
358(6)
Enthroned Madonna with Saints Liberalis and Francis
358(3)
Tempest
361(1)
Fete Champetre
362(1)
Sleeping Venus
363(1)
Portrait of an Old Woman (Col Tempo)
363(1)
Titian
364(10)
Sacred and Profance Love
364(1)
Assumption of the Virgin
365(1)
The Pesaro Altarpiece
365(3)
Meeting of Bacchus and Ariadne
368(1)
Venus of Urbino
369(1)
Danae
370(1)
Pope Paul III
371(1)
Pieta
372(2)
Later Sixteenth-Century Developments and Mannerist Trends
374(5)
Tintoretto: Last Supper
374(1)
Veronese: Apotheosis of Venice
374(3)
Palladio: Developments in Architecture
377(2)
Michelangelo after 1520 and the Transition to Mannerism
379(21)
Box: Machiavelli
379(1)
Michelangelo: The Medici Chapel
380(4)
Victory
384(2)
Last Judgment
386(2)
Michelangelo's Later Architecture
388(4)
The Vestibule of the Laurentian Library
388(2)
The Campidoglio
390(2)
Towards Mannerism
392(8)
Correggio and Parmigianino
392(2)
Giulio Romano
394(2)
Pontormo
396(1)
Florence under Cosimo I de' Medici
397(3)
Timeline 400(4)
Glossary of Art-Historical and Stylistic Terms 404(4)
Select Bibliography 408(5)
Notes 413(1)
Picture Credits 413(2)
Index 415


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