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 (Paper cover), 7th Edition
Goodreads numeric user id? See 1 question about History of Italian Renaissance Art…. Lists with This Book. Feb 02, Anima rated it it was amazing. An excellent book that gives us impressive details about the work of art which defines the Renaissance period. Placing himself in multiple angles to take a look at the artists’personal lives within the context of specific societal patterns, Hartt offers us more than enchanting images.
He lets us see renasisance the ‘humanism’ that marked the aesthetic structural elements of the paintingsarchitectural design and sculptures at that time is a secret ingredient to make a work of art keep its value over An excellent book that gives us impressive details about the work of art which defines the Renaissance period.
He lets us see that the ‘humanism’ that marked the aesthetic structural elements of the paintingsarchitectural design and sculptures at that time is a secret ingredient to make a work of art keep its value over centuries. This is a book to be kept on the shelf labeled ” magic that never dies”. Here are some excerpts form Titian renaissaance is well known for the nude of “Venus of Urbino”: Inalready wealthy and famous, Titian was summoned to Bologna to meet the Holy Roman Emperor Charles Y who made him a count and his children hereditary nobles.
Iralian and he was in Rome, where he was awarded Roman citizenship on the Capitoline Wrt. Feb 04, Ellis rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Read for my class: Leonardo, Raphael, and their Contemporaries A very good survey.
This one is very good because it includes more than just the recognized masters, but renaissance their teachers and their influences and predecessors. Additionally, Hartt spends a great deal of time explaining the processes of creating the various types of painting tempera, oil, on different media or fresc Read for my class: Additionally, Hartt spends a great deal of time explaining the processes of creating the various types of painting iitalian, oil, on different media or fresco buon, secco, etc.
Finally, the glossary in the back has proven very helpful with Italian and Greek terminology for iconographical symbols or parts of altarpieces and other little tidbits. The only downside to this book is the masterworks he chose. I wish there were more variety, but that may have to do with museums and copywrite and nothing to do with Hartt. Feb 19, Victoria rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is a book for those who study or seriously interested in art and it isn’t cheap.
Very detailed with fabulous illustrations. Apparently a real classic of the genre. Hefty and full of pix.
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I rescued this from the trash of a certain book purveyor. Along with a book covering the two world wars, this is the biggest tome I’ve ever pulled out of the oblivion hole. Hope to review this soon May 10, Adrian Rrenaissance rated it really liked it.
How I taught myself about art. I thought, Man, I used to know all this in college. Turns out I was inspired to read through my Italian Renaissance Book. Man this book is hixtory of good stuff. My only complaint is that it’s huge and difficult to carry.
I wish something like this came in a Kindle or Nook. Then again, the wonderful color plates wouldn’t be available.
The photos are great. The art history is even better. Feb 06, Theresa Leone Davidson rated it it was amazing. A dense, informative book that would appear to include everything you could want to know about the topic. The pictures are gorgeous, and the stories behind them fun to read. The book is not just about the masters, either, like da Vinci and Michelangelo, but about lesser known geniuses, like Paolo Uccello, Piero della Francesca and Antonello da Messina.
Terrific compilation that I would highly recommend. Visual feast fredercik complementary knowledge. Jan 11, Trisha Logsden rated it really liked it. Read it as part of a survey class Opened my eyes to a whole new world and a continuing educational path.
Jul 02, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Great book on Italian Renaissance art, and good for freederick material in any art history class. Another great Art History lecture with Dr.
Sep 14, Carla Ferris rated it liked it. The History of Italian Renaissance Art has nice illustrations. Enjoyable to read the history. This book reminded me of my Art history text book. This book is amazing for a book, much less a textbook. I originally checked it out from the library, but that edition had mostly black and white photos, so I rented the latest edition from Barnes and Noble for around thirty dollars – not cheap, but well worth it.
History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture by Frederick Hartt
For some reason, I really enjoy looking at artwork while reading a critical analysis of it. I didn’t read it deep enough to actually critique the artwork myself, or even tell good artwork from bad artwork, but I can identify different R This book is amazing for a book, much less a textbook. I didn’t read it deep enough srt actually critique the artwork myself, or even tell good artwork from bad artwork, but I can identify different Renaissance artists and paintings now.
It is a long book, but again, well worth the effort. I fredwrick gained a deep appreciation for the effort and effect that goes into making good artwork.
As part of my “Monuments Men” fixation, I found this book by one of them. Frederick Hartt does a wonderful job at explaining Italian Renaissance art, as we would expect.
The jarring thing about the book, from my spoiled sensibility, is that so many of the pictures are in black and white, which makes sense considering the publication date of the book. I found myself turning to Google images frequently, in order to see the works in color. May 18, Heather Foy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have the Third Edition.
Oct 05, Meredith added it Shelves: A beautiful albeit heavy book. Dec 03, Richard rated frderick it was amazing Shelves: Viewed generally as the greatest book lf Italian renaissance art this hstory is particularly noted for its exceptionally clear writing.
The survey is comprehensive.
Nov 13, Greg Tatum rated it liked it Shelves: Typical school survey book. Still full of good stuff. Nov 06, Stephanie rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 25, Brenda Benton rated it it was amazing. The ArtLab has multiple copies of this book. Jez rated it liked it Mar 01, Theresa Cunningham rated it really liked it Uistory 13, Mark A rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Sheila Thomas rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Sharon rated it liked it Jan 06, Books by Frederick Hiatory.