Gombrich On the Renaissance - Volume 1: Norm and Form by E.h. GombrichGombrich On the Renaissance - Volume 1: Norm and Form by E.h. Gombrich

Gombrich On the Renaissance - Volume 1: Norm and Form

byE.h. Gombrich

Paperback | January 1, 1994

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These classic studies on the interpretation of images are essential reading for all students of Renaissance art; they also take their rightful place as seminal texts that have themselves helped to shape the evolving discipline of art history. Many of the essays focus on the greatest artists of the Renaissance -- notably Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo -- and all reflect the author's deep and abiding concern with standards, values and problems of method. Yet Gombrich never loses sight of the works of art he is investigating, and he brings to all his analyses and interpretations an original and powerful intelligence, unfailing clarity of expression and immense learning.

These four volumes have a permanent value and represent a vitally important humanistic tradition in scholarship and criticism.

Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, born March 30, 1909, in Vienna, Austria, was educated at Vienna University where he earned a Ph.D. His career includes terms as Slade Professor of Fine Arts at Oxford and Cambridge universities and as Andrew D. White Professor-at-large at Cornell University. Gombrich's books on art and art history have sold a...
Title:Gombrich On the Renaissance - Volume 1: Norm and FormFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.75 × 7 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:Phaidon Press

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ISBN - 10:0714823805

ISBN - 13:9780714823805

Appropriate for ages: 13

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