Giotto and the Orators: Humanist Observers of Painting in Italy and the Discovery of Pictorial Composition by Michael BaxandallGiotto and the Orators: Humanist Observers of Painting in Italy and the Discovery of Pictorial Composition by Michael Baxandall

Giotto and the Orators: Humanist Observers of Painting in Italy and the Discovery of Pictorial…

byMichael Baxandall

Paperback | May 1, 1992

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`This handsomely illustrated book is an original attempt to make clear how much the art of the orators and the painters in the Renaissance had in common ... Extremely important for the history of art.' Neo-Latin News

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Michael Baxandell is Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition, Warburg Institute, University of London.

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Title:Giotto and the Orators: Humanist Observers of Painting in Italy and the Discovery of Pictorial…Format:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 9.06 × 5.91 × 0.51 inPublished:May 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198173873

ISBN - 13:9780198173878

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"Extremely rewarding and stimulating."--Arts Review
"Mr. Baxandall does a great service in showing us what the early humanists' attitude to art was, and in providing us with a first-rate introduction to humanism itself." -- British Journal of Aesthetics