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Renaissance in Italy

John Addington Symonds

Renaissance in Italy

the fine arts

by John Addington Symonds

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Published by Henry Holt & co. in New York .
Written in English

  • Art, Italian

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    Other titlesThe fine arts
    LC ClassificationsN6915 S9 1879
    The Physical Object
    Pagination550 p.
    Number of Pages550
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23368422M

    Italian illuminated books found patronage across Europe, their dispersion hastened by the French invasion of Italy at the end of the 15th century. Richly illustrated, The Painted Book in Renaissance Italy is essential reading for all scholars and students of Renaissance art. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

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Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (Penguin Classics) Third Printing Edition, (Penguin Books Hamondsworth, ).

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The Italian Renaissance is best known for its achievements in painting, architecture, sculpture, literature, music, philosophy, science and technology, and exploration. Italy became the recognized European leader in all these areas by the late 15th century, during the Date: 14th century – 17th century.

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The golden age of Italian woodcut illustration began in the last quarter of the fifteenth century and lasted for roughly years, during which period some of the most harmonious and delightful books ever produced issued from Italian presses.

Italian literature - Italian literature - The Renaissance: The European Renaissance (the “rebirth” of the classical past) really began in 14th-century Italy with Petrarch and Boccaccio.

The 15th century, devoid as it was of major poetic works, was nevertheless of very great importance because it was the century in which a new vision of human life, embracing a different conception of man.

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The essays in this book for the most part began their lives as papers delivered at a conference—on 'Patronage, Art and Society in the Renaissance'—held in Melbourne in May as part of the 'Renaiss ance Year' organized by the Humanities Research Centre of the Aus tralian National University.

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