History of Italian Art, Volume I by Peter BurkeHistory of Italian Art, Volume I by Peter Burke

History of Italian Art, Volume I

Translated byPeter Burke, Ellen Bianchini, Claire Dorey

Paperback | September 30, 1996

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Published in two volumes, History of Italian Art provides a major history of Italian Art from antiquity to the present day. A distinguished group of cultural historians provide a comprehensive account of Italian "art" in the wider sense, examining not only painting and sculpture, but also photography and iconography, restorations and fakes, landscapes and writing.
Title:History of Italian Art, Volume IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.8 × 5.9 × 0.9 inPublished:September 30, 1996Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0745617549

ISBN - 13:9780745617541

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Table of Contents

List of Illustration.

Publisher's Note.

Preface by Peter Burke.

1. The Italian Artist and his Roles: Peter Burke.

2. Centre and Periphery: Enrico Castelnuovo and Carlo Ginzburg.

3. Italian Art and the Art of Antiquity: Nicole Dacos.

4. The Dispersal and Conservation of Art-historical Property: Francis Haskell.

5. The Public Reception of Art: Anna Maria Mura.


Editorial Reviews

"These well-chosen essays provide a comprehensive overview of Italian art." The Art Book Review

"Very useful essays ... and all of them could be readily set for undergraduate and graduate reading." The Oxford Art Journal