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History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600 books

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Antipodean Early Modern European Art in Australian Collections, c. 1200-1600 by Anne Dunlop Antipodean Early Modern European Art in Australian Collections, c. 1200-1600

This collection of essays showcases extraordinary objects held by Australian collections, revealing a wide range of contemporary art and historical research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/02/2018

Women, Art and Observant Franciscan Piety Caterina Vigri and the Poor Clares in Early Modern Ferrara by Kathleen Giles Arthur Women, Art and Observant Franciscan Piety Caterina Vigri and the Poor Clares in Early Modern Ferrara

This book, grounded in archival research and close examination of artworks from The Poor Clares convent of Corpus Domini, explores the visual culture and social history of an early modern Franciscan women's community.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2018

The Devout Hand Women, Virtue, and Visual Culture in Early Modern Italy by Patricia Rocco The Devout Hand Women, Virtue, and Visual Culture in Early Modern Italy

Exploring the role of women artists in creating visual imagery during the Renaissance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

The Fonte Gaia from Renaissance to Modern Times A History of Construction, Preservation, and Reconstruction in Siena by David Boffa, Chiara E. Scappini The Fonte Gaia from Renaissance to Modern Times A History of Construction, Preservation, and Reconstruction in Siena
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This book examines the history of Siena's famous public fountain, from its fifteenth-century origins to its eventual replacement by a copy in the nineteenth century, and the modern fate of both.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Art and Religious Reform in Early Modern Europe by Dr. Bridget Heal, Joseph Leo Koerner Art and Religious Reform in Early Modern Europe
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This volume brings together historians and art historians to explore the ways in which religious art was transformed by the splintering of Western Christendom that began 500 years ago with Martin Luther s Reformation. The religious turmoil of the sixteenth...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

Thresholds and Boundaries Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530) by Lynn F. Jacobs Thresholds and Boundaries Liminality in Netherlandish Art (1385-1530)

Although liminality has been studied by scholars of medieval and seventeenth-century art, the role of the threshold motif in Netherlandish art of the late fourteenth, fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries -- this late medieval/early `early modern' period -- has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Hieronymous Bosch Triptychs by Guillaume Cassegrain Hieronymous Bosch Triptychs

Presentation of Five Triptychs, in a book itself designed to resemble a triptych, with five unfolding panels and accompanying analysis of the mysterious world of Hieronymus Bosch.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Paolo Veronese Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform by Richard Cocke Paolo Veronese Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform

This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

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Refiguring the Real Picture and Modernity in Word and Image, 1400-1700 by Christopher Braider Refiguring the Real Picture and Modernity in Word and Image, 1400-1700

In a major analysis of pictorial forms from the late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, Christopher Braider argues that the painted image provides a metaphor and model for all other modes of expression in Western culture--particularly literature, philosophy, religion, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Italian Art, 1500-1600 Sources and Documents by Robert Klein, Henri (Professor of Fine Arts, Harvard University, USA) Zerner Italian Art, 1500-1600 Sources and Documents
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Provides a view of the development of the literature on art in Italy during the Cinquecento. The selections bring out the close relationship between art theories and the actuality of art and chart a trend from a humanistic orientation to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de'Specchi, 1400-1500 Religious Women and Art in 15th-century Rome by Suzanne Scanlan Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de'Specchi, 1400-1500 Religious Women and Art in 15th-century Rome

This book draws on art history, anthropology, and gender studies to explore the disciplinary and didactic role of the images, as well as their relationship to important papal projects at the Vatican.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/03/2018

14th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 14th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

15th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 15th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace by Stefanie Solum Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace

Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici's impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman's contributions to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

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Federico Barocci Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy by Judith Walker Mann Federico Barocci Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy

Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533-1612), 'the greatest artist you've never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Lettered Artists and the Languages of Empire Painters and the Profession in Early Colonial Quito by Susan Verdi Webster Lettered Artists and the Languages of Empire Painters and the Profession in Early Colonial Quito

Quito, Ecuador, was one of colonial South America's most important artistic centers. Yet the literature on painting in colonial Quito largely ignores the first century of activity, reducing it to a handful of names, writes Susan Verdi Webster. In this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Death, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300-1650 by John R. Decker Death, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300-1650

Bodies mangled, limbs broken, skin flayed, blood spilled: from paintings to prints to small sculptures, the art of the late Middle Ages and early modern period gave rise to disturbing scenes of violence. Many of these torture scenes recall Christ's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Graven Images The Art of the Woodcut by Jon Crabb Graven Images The Art of the Woodcut

With a foreword by Reece Shearsmith, this beautifully designed book highlights some of the most striking and amusing examples of the woodcut from the British Library's collections, evoking monsters, witches, criminals, drinking, war and politics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

Views of Salisbury Cathedral 2018 Views of Salisbury Cathedral are Images I Have Taken Over the Last Two Years. All Taken at Different Times of the Year and in Various Light Conditions,Giving an Idea  by N. N. Views of Salisbury Cathedral 2018 Views of Salisbury Cathedral are Images I Have Taken Over the Last Two Years. All Taken at Different Times of the Year and in Various Light Conditions,Giving an Idea

Salisbury Cathedral view was awarded the best view in England a couple of years ago and this speaks for itself. A marvel of medieval engineering once the fourth tallest building it dominates the Salisbury Skyline. Hopefully my photographs do it...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Views of Salisbury Cathedral 2018 Views of Salisbury Cathedral are Images I Have Taken Over the Last Two Years. All Taken at Different Times of the Year and in Various Light Conditions,Giving an Idea  by N. N. Views of Salisbury Cathedral 2018 Views of Salisbury Cathedral are Images I Have Taken Over the Last Two Years. All Taken at Different Times of the Year and in Various Light Conditions,Giving an Idea

Salisbury Cathedral view was awarded the best view in England a couple of years ago and this speaks for itself. A marvel of medieval engineering once the fourth tallest building it dominates the Salisbury Skyline. Hopefully my photographs do it...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi Between Paris and London by Cristina Terzaghi Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi Between Paris and London

A fundamental study on two central figures of the Caravaggesque style, which flourished in Italian art of the 17th century, and also sheds new light on Orazio's sojourn to Paris, a subject on which little has been written.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2017

The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World by Inmaculada Rodriguez, Victor Minguez The Seven Ancient Wonders in the Early Modern World
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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have had a lasting impact upon the intellectual landscape of the post-classical world. As well as provoking historical debate and reflection, they have proved an enduring yardstick by which succeeding generations have measured...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2017

A Reservoir of Ideas Essays in Honour of Paul Williamson by Glyn (Zoological Society of London) Davies A Reservoir of Ideas Essays in Honour of Paul Williamson

An invaluable reference for all those interested in the history of sculpture and medieval art. This lavishly illustrated volume is a celebratory tribute to the leading scholar and curator Paul Williamson, formerly Keeper of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

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