About the Author
Michael Baxandall, Reader of Renaissance Studies at the Warburg Institute, University of London, is also the author of Giotto and the Orators.
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The purpose of this concise and tightly written book is to show "how the style of pictures is a proper material of social history." Baxandall's argument is this. Read morePublished 21 days ago by HH
A wonderful book to study about fifteen century painting in Italy. New version with index reference to original Italiano text and letter.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
much smaller thn I expected...I like to be able to see illustrations betterPublished 2 months ago by m.beremzweig
A great book delivered fairly quickly and in good shape. Thanks.Published 2 months ago by Deborah Barker
Excellent introduction into the 15th century art world in Florence, it's purposes and how the 15th century art supporters and general viewers would evaluate a painting.Published 19 months ago by Charles C Hample
Came in great timing for my history class. It wasn't very useful for my class though. I wound up only using it once, but it seems like a very informative book on the time period.Published 20 months ago by Sirlyle
Well-written, slim volume on Painters and Artists during the early Renaissance. Examples of different approaches to art and patterns of thought dominant at the time, spirituality,... Read morePublished on November 27, 2013 by average josephine