Giotto (1266-1337) is considered one of the founders of modern painting, having broken away from the rigid, stereotyped figures of Byzantine and medieval art to give his characters natural expression and solid three-dimensionality. D'Arcais leads readers on a chronological survey of Giotto's life and works. Features hundreds of colorful reproductions of his paintings.
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian
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Book Description Abbeville Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1558597743
Book Description Abbeville Press, 1995. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Professor Francesca Flores d'Arcais's chronological survey of Giotto's life and work incorporates an impressive range of sources, from fourteenth-century Latin and Italian documents to the most recent art-historical investigations. Her international research leads her to important re-attributions of Giottesque paintings and to new insights regarding the execution and dating of famous and less well-known works. The engaging text is illustrated by hundreds of oversize, superbly reproduced photographs - some on double gatefold pages. The illustrations are drawn from new photography of Giotto's paintings, many of which have been recently restored to their original brilliance. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1558597743
Book Description Abbeville Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-089-34-5555515