History of Italian Renaissance Art has ratings and 26 reviews. Frederick Hartt does a wonderful job at explaining Italian Renaissance art, as we would. History of Italian Renaissance Art, Seventh Edition, brings you an updated Choosing to retain Frederick Hartt’s traditional framework, David Wilkins’ incisive . Frederick Hartt’s unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color.

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History Of Italian Renaissance Art Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Hartt, Frederick 7th Ed 2011

This book is amazing for a book, much less a textbook. Jan 11, Trisha Logsden rated it really liked it. In Hartt authenticated a plaster statue of a headless torso as an original by Michelangelo. Refresh and try again. Sharon rated it liked it Jan 06, Read for my class: Nov 06, Stephanie rated it liked it Shelves: Enhances students understanding by applying vocabulary to specific objects.

About the Author s. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat History of Italian Renaissance Art: The text emphasizes the role of the individual artist during a period when individuality was becoming more important in culture, society and business. The late Frederick Hartt was one of the most distinguished art historians of the twentieth century.

Return to Book Page. Bennett ; Maso di Banco: He is author of Donatellowith Bonnie A. Very detailed with fabulous illustrations.


The developments that took place in Florentine art during the Quattrocento had a widespread influence and are the subject of this and the next seven chapters. Published March 1st by Prentice Hall first published January Additional selections from primary sources have been added: Still full of good stuff.

A History o f Painting, Sculpture, Architecture,” now in its fourth edition No eBook available Amazon. He was on the faculty of the art history department at Washington University in St. There are no reviews yet.

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. The survey is comprehensive.

Retrieved 14 June History of Italian Renaissance ArtSeventh Edition, brings you an updated understanding of this pivotal period as it incorporates new research and current art historical thinking, while also maintaining the integrity of the story that Renaisdance Hartt first told so enthusiastically many years ago.

The exploration of iconographic themes is expanded with the addition of several portraits and a new representation of the David and Goliath theme. Contents Prefaces and Forewords. Also new to this edition is the discussion of how medieval geometry and proportional systems provided a basis for Italian Gothic architecture, as demonstrated in the renaiszance of the proportional scheme planned for Milan Cathedral.

I originally checked it out from the library, but that edition had mostly black and white photos, so Frederici rented the latest edition from Barnes and Noble for around thirty dollars – not cheap, but well worth it.

Extensive glossary and updated bibliography. Uploaded by George Gabriel on June 10, Apparently a real classic of the genre.

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Description For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Excellent with lot of color images. Hartt authored, among other works, “Florentine Art under Fire” ; “Botticelli” ; “Giulio Romano” ; “Love in Baroque Art” ; “The Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal” ; three volumes on the painting, sculpture, and drawings of Michelangelo, ; “Donatello, Prophet of Modern Vision” ; “Michelangelo’s Three Pietas” ; and the monumental “Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecturewhich has been revised and reprinted numerous times.


Wilkins” is professor emeritus of the history of art and architecture at the University of Pittsburgh and former chair of the department. I really gained a deep appreciation for the effort and effect that goes into making good artwork. Apr 25, Brenda Benton rated it it was amazing.

The photos are great. He became a Professor Emeritus of the University of Virginia in Bennett ; “Maso di Banco: History of Italian Renaissance Art: Feb 19, Victoria rated it it was amazing Shelves: Viewed generally as the greatest book on Italian renaissance art this book is particularly noted for its exceptionally clear writing. A new medium is emphasized by the addition of the stainedglass rose window at Santa Maria Novella.