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Altarpieces for Venetian churches with a narrative as the main subject, 1450–1530

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Description: The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice
~~PROBABLY TO A GREATER EXTENT THAN any of the other main genres of Italian Renaissance painting, the altarpiece lends itself to being discussed in terms of function. By definition, every altarpiece served as the visual complement to an altar, itself an eminently functional object. It is reasonable, therefore, to assume that far from...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.57-85
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00212.003

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