Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 - 1600 by Loren PartridgeArt of Renaissance Venice, 1400 - 1600 by Loren Partridge

Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 - 1600

byLoren Partridge

Paperback | March 14, 2015

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Chronicling the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and journeying from the Piazza San Marco to the villas of the Veneto, this vivid and authoritative survey of architecture, sculpture, and painting offers a rich perspective on the history and artistic achievements of Renaissance Venice. Distinguished scholar Loren Partridge examines the masterpieces of Venice’s urban design, civic buildings, churches, and palaces within their distinctive cultural and geographic milieus, exploring issues of function, style, iconography, patronage, and gender. Readers will also discover fascinating in-depth analyses of major works of such artists as Giovanni Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Palladio, Tintoretto, Titian, and Veronese. Designed to appeal to students and travelers alike, this essential guide to the art and architecture of Renaissance Venice brings La Serenissima to life as never before.
Loren Partridge is Professor Emeritus of Art History and Italian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His many books include Art of Renaissance Florence, 1400–1600; Michelangelo, "The Last Judgment": A Glorious Restoration; The Art of Renaissance Rome, 1400–1600; and Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling. He has been h...
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Title:Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400 - 1600Format:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.7 inPublished:March 14, 2015Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520281802

ISBN - 13:9780520281806

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

PROLOGUE

I. FIFTEENTH-CENTURY VENICE
INTRODUCTION
1. CIVIC ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
2. CHURCHES
3. DUCAL TOMBS
4. FREESTANDING PUBLIC SCULPTURE
5. ALTARPIECES
6. CONFRATERNITIES
7. PALACES
8. NONNARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
9. NARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
10. PORTRAITS OF MEN
11. PORTRAITS OF WOMEN

II. SIXTEENTH-CENTURY VENICE
INTRODUCTION
12. CIVIC ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
13. FREESTANDING PUBLIC SCULPTURE
14. CHURCHES
15. ALTARPIECES
16. DUCAL TOMB
17. REFECTORIES
18. CONFRATERNITIES
19. PALACES
20. NONNARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
21. NARRATIVE DEVOTIONAL PAINTING
22. SECULAR PAINTING
23. PORTRAITS OF MEN
24. PORTRAITS OF WOMEN
25. HALLS OF STATE
26. VILLAS OF THE VENETO

CONCLUSION: PATRONAGE

Timeline
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
List of Illustrations
Picture Credits
Index

Editorial Reviews

“Throughout the book, Partridge masterfully interweaves close formal and stylistic analysis with thorough treatments of these works’ iconography, patronage, and relation to civic ritual, local history, and broader trends in spirituality and literature.”