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The altarpiece in Renaissance Italy

by Jacob Burckhardt

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Altarpieces, Renaissance -- Italy,
    • Altarpieces, Italian,
    • Art, Renaissance -- Italy,
    • Art, Italian,
    • Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Modern period, 1500-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJacob Burckhardt ; edited and translated by Peter Humfrey.
      ContributionsHumfrey, Peter, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7952.A1 B8713 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2034792M
      ISBN 100521363217
      LC Control Number88010851
      OCLC/WorldCa17728360

      Jacob Burckhardt's "Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy," published in , is one of the greatest and most influential works of art history ever published. 15th century, 16th century, 17th century, Modern period, , 14th century, 18th century, Renaissance, Prolific Authors who have written the most books on this subject.

      The anatomy of an altarpiece: the polyptych. Uncover the different elements of an Italian Renaissance altarpiece. Explore the diagram to find out more about this multi-panelled polyptych Image Above: Detail from Carlo Crivelli, The Demidoff Altarpiece, Join the conversation. Essay. As the defining monument of the “new realism” of Northern Renaissance art, the Ghent Altarpiece (Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Ghent, Belgium) was regarded as both the foundation of a distinguished tradition, and an exemplary achievement to challenge all later , an early visitor named Hieronymus Münzer justly described it as encompassing the whole art of painting.

        Likewise, Cesare da Sesto’s altarpiece for the Genoese confraternity of San Domenico in Messina (–16, now in the Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco) with its response to Raphael is characterised as ‘a remaking of Rome according to the artistic values of northern and southern Italy’.   The lavishly illustrated book Carved Altarpieces: Masterpieces of the Late Gothic lists no fewer than 22 elaborate wooden polyptychs that are still in situ, and those are just the crème de la crème. They are works more jagged and curvilinear, and sometimes wilder, than those of the Florentine Renaissance — but just as worthy of attention.


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Jacob Burckhardt is best known as the author of "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy". His lucid approach to the themes of painting characterize all his writings on the Renaissance. His essays on the altarpieces, written inremain an excellent introduction to the subject.

This edition is the first time the work has been published Cited by: 3. Introduction: Problems of survival --The decoration of the earliest Christian altars --The first altarpieces --Sculptured altarpieces in Italy before --Sculptured altarpieces in the Renaissance --Sculptured altarpieces: a summary --The earliest Italian altar paintings --The fourteenth-century polyptych --The survival of the polyptych in.

Get this from a library. The altarpiece in Renaissance Italy. [Jacob Burckhardt; Peter Humfrey] -- An illustrated book on the religious altarpieces of the Italian Renaissance. Written inthese essays reveal how the altarpieces were not only beautiful creations but were also the product of.

The painting and carving of altarpieces was one of the most important and characteristic tasks of Italian Renaissance artists, yet the altarpiece as an artistic genre has been surprisingly neglected by art historians.

This book—the first detailed study of the altarpiece in a major center of Renaissance art—focuses on Venice from to The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice is an in depth study of the history of the Altars in the Churches of Venice. In the course of time, some were removed, stolen or sold.

In this book, the Author presents us to the story behind those magnificent altars. It is a sort of an Cited by: San Giobbe Altarpiece San Zaccaria Altarpiece Giovanni Bellini and Titian,The Feast of the Gods Andrea Mantegna San Zeno Altarpiece Saint Sebastian Dormition (or Death) of the Virgin Camera Picta (Camera degli Sposi) Dead Christ Italy in the 16th century: High Renaissance and Mannerism Browse this content A beginner's guide.

Renaissance Italy, by contrast, favoured altarpieces consisting of single, monumental paintings in simple gilded frames.

Ghent Altarpiece The Ghent Altarpiece (open view), also called The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, by Jan and Hubert van Eyck,polyptych with 12 panels. Chapter 12 Early Renaissance Art. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match.

Gravity. Created by. abbymcmackin Terms in this set (20) diptych. a painting or carving (especially an altarpiece) on two panels (usually hinged like a book) vanishing point.

A vanishing point is a point in space, usually located on the horizon. The San Zaccaria Altarpiece seen in situ. Another important aspect in the formulation of the space occupied by the figures is the architecture, which is placed in front of an open landscape that is only slightly visible to the left and right.

The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy (Book). Melville, Annette // Library Journal;2/15/, Vol. Issue 3, p Reviews the book "The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy," by Jacob Burckhardt, edited and translated by Peter Humfrey.

THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy by Jacob Burckhardt (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Patricia Meilman's book, Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice, is a monograph on this appalling loss from the corpus of European painting. As one might expect from a revised dissertation, the apparatus occupies almost half the book's pages and offers material not available elsewhere.

"Art mattered in the Renaissance People expected painting, sculpture, architecture, and other forms of visual art to have a meaningful effect on their lives, " write the authors of this important new look at Italian Renaissance art.

A glance at the pages of Art in Renaissance Italy shows at once its freshness and breadth of approach, which includes thorough explanation into how and why Reviews: 1. The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy by Jacob Burckhardt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Art Book "Patricia Meilman's book, Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice is a monograph on this appalling loss from the corpus of European painting. As one might expect from a revised dissertation, the apparatus occupies almost half the book's pages and offers material not available elsewhere."5/5(1).

The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice New Haven: Yale University Press, pp.; color ills., b/w. $ For Jacob Burckhardt, the great tradition of modern European easel painting originated in the Italian Renaissance altarpiece. In its day, the altarpiece was "the most progressive genre in Italian painting," marked by the.

These have been joined by a volume of essays from a conference, The Altarpiece in the Renaissance, Italian Altarpieces –, and even a republication of Burckhardt’s seminal article in the form of a book entitled The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy, edited and translated by Humfrey.

The term Proto-Renaissance implies that this period is a precursor or foundational to what is considered the main time period of the Italian Renaissance that spanned roughly between – In an hour and fifteen minutes, you should be able to cover the following: Bonaventura Berlinghieri, Saint Francis Altarpiece, c.

(Italo-Byzantine). The altarpiece was one of the highpoints of Christian art during the Late Gothic, Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Counter-Reformation periods.

This type of religious art typically consists of one or more paintings, or sculptures (stone or wood-carvings) carved in the round or in relief, or simply a screen or decorated wall. The San Marco Altarpiece (also known as Madonna and Saints) is housed in the San Marco Museum of Florence, Italy.

It was commissioned by Cosimo de' Medici the Elder, and was completed sometime between and. Buy Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy First Edition by Jacob Burckhardt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jacob Burckhardt.Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints (Maestà Altarpiece) Duccio di Buoninsegna Tempera on wood Italian Late Gothic 14th Century Siena, Italy Birth of the Virgin (Altar of Saint Savinus) Pietro Lorenzetti Tempera on wood Italian Late Gothic 14th Century Siena, Italy.The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice is the first truly comprehensive account of the altarpiece in a primary center of Italian Renaissance art.

It considers the altarpiece as a separate type, distinct from other art of the period, and presents changes in function, form and content specific to the genre.