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ISBN:0297835009
Author: Alison Cole
ISBN13: 978-0297835004
Title: Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (Everyman Art Library)
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Language: English
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co; First Edition edition (May 1, 1995)
Pages: 160

Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (Everyman Art Library) by Alison Cole



Start by marking Art Of The Italian Renaissance Courts (Everyman Art Library) as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Alison Cole reveals to us another side of the Renaissance, that of the individual patrons and their world. This unique book is both a scholarly discussion in the tradition of Jakob Burckhardt and a tour through Renaissance Italy, described with charm and filled with detail. When considering art in Italy during the Renaissance, one immediately thinks of only three centres: The republics of Tuscany and the Veneto and, in the later period, Rome with its Papacy. But during the 15th century major political changes took place in other geographic units. Several leading secular courts were established during the 1470s – a few Duchies and a Marqui. Calliope, by Cosme Turà.

Alison Cole, Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Everyman Art Library, 1995, 190 pages, 128 colour illustrations). A concise, well illustrated, untaxing introduction presuming little prior knowledge of the subject. Baldassare Castiglione, Book of the Courtier. Compiled in Urbino 1508–16 as a manual concerning manners and morals, it became highly influential throughout Europe and provides an evocative insight into court life. History & civilisation, 1: individual courts.

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Alison Cole explores these extraordinary courts, large and small, in the moment of their greatest brilliance, seeing them as the inheritors of a medieval courtly tradition, in contrast to Florence and Venice, whose model was ancient Rome. Between the two splendid poles of Naples and Milan - the two great rival powers of Italy - were a cluster of duchies and princely courts, each with its own desire for fame. Like small jewels, these isolated towns and palaces glittered with artworks of the greatest virtuosity and remarkably innovative literature, music, and the sciences. In the service of their own magnificence, these great cities and tiny duchies gathered to themselves a remarkable collection of brilliant artists, poets, and scholars.

Find nearly any book by Alison Cole. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Art of Italian Renaissance Courts, The (Reissue), Perspectives Series: ISBN 9780131343993 (978-0-13-134399-3) Softcover, Prentice Hall, 2005. Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (Everyman Art Library). ISBN 9780297835004 (978-0-297-83500-4) Hardcover, Orion Publishing Co, 1995. Find signed collectible books: 'Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts (Everyman Art Library)'.

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Italian Renaissance Courts: Art, Pleasure and Power (Renaissance Art). Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio: A Novel. The book presents the work created there as the culmination of the desire of princes and dukes wishing to show the world their magnificence as rulers and their virtue as leaders of culture. Series: Perspectives. Paperback: 192 pages. Publisher: Prentice Hall (February 1, 1996).

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Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780134336732. Release Date:September 1995.