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Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance Culture

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The rediscovery of some of the most famous artworks of all time--statues lying underground beneath Rome--launched a thrilling archaeological adventure in the 15th century. In this remarkable book, Barkan probes the impact of these magnificent finds on Renaissance consciousness. 206 illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-408) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300076776
Subtitle:
Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance Culture
Author:
Barkan, Leonard
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Location:
New Haven Conn. :
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Art, renaissance
Subject:
History - Renaissance
Subject:
Reproduction
Subject:
Sculpture, Classical.
Subject:
Classical antiquities in art.
Subject:
Sculpture, Classical -- Reproduction.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
FS-081-98
Publication Date:
20010208
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
206 b/w illus.
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 2.45 lb

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