Synopses & Reviews
The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white.
The Italian Renaissance was an unparalleled era of creativity, particularly in the field of painting. It witnessed the rediscovery of naturalistic techniques and new interest in portraiture and landscape. This book reproduces many paintings by artists such as Raphael and Titian.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-26).