Italy And The Italian Islands Volume 1; From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byWilliam Spalding

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1841 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. Italian Art in the Middle Ages. A.D. 1000--A. D. 1500. Architecture--The Byzantine Style--Saint Mark's--The Pisan Style--Monuments in Tuscany--The Norman Style--Remains in Sicily--The Italian Gothic--Cathedrals--The Doge's Palace--Florentine Architecture--Fortified Palaces--Arnolfo--Orcagna--Brunelleschi--Ecclesiastical Buildings--Santa Croee--Santa Maria Novella--Giotto's Belfry--The Cathedral--SculpTure--Nicholas of Pisa--The Cosmati--The Fourteenth Century--Andrea--Orcagna--The Fifteenth Century--Splendour of Florence--Ghiberti's Doors of the Baptistery--Donatello's Works--His Pupils--Verocchio--The Certosa of Pavia--PaintIng--Revival in Tuscany--The Byzantine Style--Remains of Cimabue--Of Giotto--The Campo Santo of Pisa--Its Paintings of the Fourteenth Century--Giotto--Simone--Buffalmacco--Antonio--Orcagna's Great Pieces--Laurati--Spinello--Other Artists--The Fifteenth Century--The Tuscans from 1400 to 1470--Masaccio's Works--Fra Angelico's Life and Paintings--Gozzoli--Fra Filippo's Adventures--The Florentine School after 1470--Diversified Character--Botticelli--Signorelli and Others--The Sistine Chapel--Leonardo Da Vinci--His Services to Art--His Works--TheUmbrian School--Pietro Perugino--His Scholars--Raffaelle--Pinturicchio--Francia--The Vene. tian School--Squarcione--Mantegna's Triumph of Ceesar--Oilpainting introduced--Giovanni Bellini--Carpaccio--Character of Venetian Art fixed. ARCHITECTURE. The point to which we have here to trace the art, is the formation of the modern Italian style, which was mainly evolved before the end of the fifteenth century. In the succeeding times, we shall discover a unity of principle pervading all architectural works; but till the close of the middle ages, that unity is entirely wanting. The architects wer...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1841 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. Italian Art in the Middle Ages. A.D. 1000--A. D. 1500. Architecture--The Byzantine Style--Saint Mark's--The Pisan Sty...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217494773

ISBN - 13:9780217494779

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