The A to Z of Renaissance Art

The A to Z of Renaissance Art

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The A to Z of Renaissance Art covers the years 1250 to 1648, the period most disciplines place as the Renaissance Era. A complete portrait of this remarkable period is depicted in this book through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major Renaissance painters, sculptors, architects, and patrons, as well as relevant historical figures and events, the foremost artistic centers, schools and periods, major themes and subjects, noteworthy commissions, technical processes, theoretical material, literary and philosophic sources for art, and art historical terminology.HERCULES AT THE CROSSROADS Ad I99 perides; fetching the cattle of Geryon; and bringing Cerberus from the ... On his way to obtain the apples of Hesperides, one of his 12 labors, Hercules was challenged by Antaeus, the son of Gaia andanbsp;...

Title:The A to Z of Renaissance Art
Author:Lilian H. Zirpolo
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2009-09-16


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