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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A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. 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 Frederick Hartt first told itxlian enthusiastically many years ago. Choosing to retain Frederick Hartt’s traditional framework, Historh Wilkins’ incisive revisions keep the book fresh and up-to-date.

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There are more color illustrations, with a special emphasis on showing architecture and architectural models in color. The portrait medals are all reproduced to scale see figs. Additional selections from primary sources have been added: Some chapters have been retitled to reflect their content more accurately. A greater diversity of media is evident with the addition of more drawings and prints, as well as examples of porcelain, stained glass, and blown glass.

The exploration of iconographic themes is expanded with the addition of several portraits and a new representation of the David and Goliath theme.

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A new section discusses techniques of printmaking during this period. The plans of the major churches in this chapter fdederick been expanded to include their respective monastic complexes, with numbers indicating the location of artworks illustrated in the book. Duccio and his followers are here covered in detail.

A new medium is emphasized by the addition of the stainedglass rose window hart Santa Maria Novella. 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 diagram of the proportional scheme planned for Milan Cathedral.

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. A view of the Medici Palace today and reconstructed ground plans increase our understanding of the original structure. The text in this chapter has been tightened and focused to emphasize the innovations made by Ghiberti, Donatello, Nanni di Banco, and Jacopo della Quercia.

The visual culture of the period included inexpensive, mass-produced devotional works. One of the rare surviving examples, a print known as the Madonna del Fuocofrederifk been added to this chapter. Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi. This chapter continues the discussion of works by Alberti, Ghiberti, and Donatello, among others.


This chapter demonstrates how the styles of Castagno, Uccello, Domenico Veneziano, and Piero della Francesca reference and expand upon the innovations of Masaccio. The works of Piero di Cosimo have been moved here. The works of Signorelli have been moved to this chapter.

Additional works by Leonardo and Michelangelo enrich this chapter. Matthew for the Duomo in Florence has been added to demonstrate his earliest use of the figura serpentinata.

During the sixteenth century, prints, a relatively inexpensive medium, became a popular means by which monuments and styles were circulated in Renaissznce. A world map published in Venice in emphasizes the new global understanding that emerged from exploration and trade at this time, while a glass Nef exemplifies Venetian glass production. Three additional north Italian portraits expand our understanding of the new roles being played by portraiture in Renaissance society, while frecerick emphasizes the luxury textiles that were a part of Italian commercial success during the Renaissance.

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The late Frederick Hartt was one of the most distinguished art historians of the twentieth century. A student of Berenson, Schapiro, and Friedlaender, he taught for more than fifty years, influencing generations of Renaissance scholars. A History o f Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, now in its fourth edition Wilkins is professor emeritus of the history of art and architecture at the University of Pittsburgh and former chair of the department.

Itakian is author of Donatellowith Bonnie A. Bennett ; Maso di Banco: Linduff ; and The Art of the Duquesne Club He was the revising author for the fourth and fifth editions of History of Italian Renaissance Art: Wilkins and Beyond Isabella: We don’t recognize your username or password. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.

You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. If You’re an Educator Additional order info. If You’re a Student Additional order info. Description For survey courses in Italian Renaissance art. Approaches works of art from the point of view of the artist. The emphasis is on the artist as a creative personality.

Hratt text emphasizes the role of the individual artist during a period when individuality was becoming more important in culture, society and business. Uses evocative and poetic language in order to help see the works of art as Hartt saw them.

Hartt’s words send the reader back for another, closer look at each piece of art. Presents the individual work of art in its context of contemporary history. Shows how it fulfilled specific needs on the part of artist and patron, and how its meaning haett intended to be interpreted.


For works today in private collections or museums, the original locations can be found in the captions. Recognizes that location was an important consideration in the design of Rennaisance works of art Discussion of the revolutionary figures and major movements of the period —Includes the masters as well as scores of minor artists. Helps students to grasp the shape of the Renaissance period as a whole.

Career biographies of over major artists. Gives students an understanding of individual accomplishments as well as the larger picture. Renaissance philosophical, scientific, religious, political, and metaphysical ideas are explored in feederick to works of art and architecture Places Renaissance art in the context of the larger social, religious, and political milieu of the day. Restored and cleaned works of art and architecture are re-examined and re-illustrated in light of new discoveries.

Demonstrates the ongoing importance of italina these timeless works. Expanded captions —Include patron’s names; icon signifying that a work has been painted for that site; and original locations, when known, of works now in museums or private collections.

Provides students with a sense of the work of art as an object with its own history. A sensitive edit of the most complex and florid passages to convey Professor Hartt’s meaning and connoisseurship—while insuring greater clarity. Assures student understanding while preserving Professor Hartt’s distinctive voice. Expanded glossary —Includes references to figure numbers. Enhances students understanding by applying vocabulary to specific objects. Allows students to pursue additional study in areas of interest.

This easy reference allows instructors and students to quickly see which works are nearby or in cities to which they plan to travel. New to This Edition. Architecture 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. To demonstrate the impact of global trade on the Renaissance, an example of porcelain inspired by Chinese models has been added.

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