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Gombrich on the Renaissance - Volume 1: Norm and Form (Gombrich on the Renaissance)

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Publisher Comments:

These classic studies on the interpretation of images are essential reading for all students of Renaissance art; they also take their rightful place as seminal texts that have themselves helped to shape the evolving discipline of art history. Many of the essays focus on the greatest artists of the Renaissance — notably Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo — and all reflect the author's deep and abiding concern with standards, values and problems of method. Yet Gombrich never loses sight of the works of art he is investigating, and he brings to all his analyses and interpretations an original and powerful intelligence, unfailing clarity of expression and immense learning.<P>These four volumes have a permanent value and represent a vitally important humanistic tradition in scholarship and criticism.

Synopsis:

Part of a four volume set of books which focus on and analyse the art of the Renaissance. This volume deals with some of the most fundamental questions of style, patronage, working methods, taste and theories of art during this period.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 154).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714823805
Author:
Gombrich, Ernst Hans
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Author:
Gombrich, Ernst Hans
Location:
London :
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Art, renaissance
Subject:
History - Renaissance
Subject:
Art, italian
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
4th ed., 2nd impression.
Series:
Gombrich on the Renaissance
Series Volume:
ti 7 hao
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
198
Dimensions:
9.75 x 7 x 1 in 2.08 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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