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Art and Architecture in Italy, 1250 to 1400 by John White

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By John White

The 14th century in Italian artwork is a truly wealthy one, and Professor White's ebook provides structure equivalent weight with portray and sculpture. the tale of the Gothic variety and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: the entire proof are similar, but additionally the artistic endeavors are defined with perception and for his or her personal sakes, and never easily as info for becoming into schemes and theories. one of the nice names are these of Arnolfo di Cambio, the Pisani, Cavallini, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti; one of the structures S. Croce, S. Maria Novella, the cathedral and the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, and the cathedrals of Siena, Orvieto, and Milan, in addition to church buildings, castles, and civic constructions from the Val d'Aosta to Sicily. The 3rd version of this paintings comprises color illustrations and comprises textual revisions and an up to date bibliography.

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