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Ca' Pesaro altarpiece

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Description: The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice
~~The commission of an altarpiece from the workshop of a Venetian artist cannot properly be described as an act of art patronage, if this term is considered to be synonymous with mecenatismo, the kind of long-term and discerning promotion of the arts by personalities such as Lorenzo the Magnificent in Florence, or Isabella...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.87-135
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the “Age of...
The long and complex historical record of Italian interactions with and attitudes toward people of black African descent does not reveal any abrupt fissure or profound transformation in the years around 1500 ...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.93-190
Description: The Sacred Image in the Age of Art: Titian, Tintoretto, Barocci, El Greco,...
We take for granted the transition from Early to High Renaissance in Florence, as if the new half-millennium automatically engendered the new style. We fail to recognize the extent to which it is a new style, and not the necessary next phase of Renaissance naturalism. It is hard to envisage how the new beginning of what Wölfflin would call “the classic style” would have...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.65-95

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