Lightbown, Ronald Piero Della Francesca

ISBN 13: 9781558591684

Piero Della Francesca

4.2 avg rating
( 5 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781558591684: Piero Della Francesca
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A study of the master of Renaissance painting, Piero della Francesca which describes his innovative use of perspective, the simplicity of his compositions and his sensitive use of light and which also deals with his life and times. The results of recent cleaning of the paintings are analyzed.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, an outstanding authority on painting of the early Italian Renaissance, has taught at Princeton and Yale, and is a director of the Piero Project, a computer database on the artist. Her publications include The Place of Narrative Mural Decoration in Italian Churches 431-1600, Piero della Francesca: The Flagellation, Piero della Francesca's Baptism of Christ and Piero della Francesca: San Francesco, Arezzo.

From Library Journal:

Among the key artists of the early Renaissance period, Piero created work with an abiding resonance for the modern sensibility. In his sumptuously illustrated text, art scholar Lightbown ( Botticelli , Abbeville, 1989) subjects the master's oeuvre to a profoundly rewarding scrutiny out of which emerges a wealth of original formal and iconographic observations and insights. Joining meticulous descriptive analysis to a masterful comprehension of the documentary evidence, the author provocatively reconsiders the chronology of some of the artist's most famous paintings, then explicates with equal originality Piero's employment of perspective. Lightbown makes critical observations about the placement, function, medium, and condition of the works. This close study does not, however, slight contextual problems of historical milieu, patronage, and sty listic influences. This is simply the best work on Piero in the English language.
-Robert Cahn, Fashion Inst. of Technology, New York
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780714838526: Piero Della Francesca A&I (Art and Ideas)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0714838527 ISBN 13: 9780714838526
Publisher: Phaidon Press, 2002
Softcover

9780789448538: Piero Della Francesca: The Master of Order, Clarity, and Naturalistic Observation--His Life in Paintings

DK ADULT, 1999
Softcover

9780500080566: Piero Della Francesca (Masters of Art)

THAMES..., 1992
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Lightbown, Ronald
Published by Abbeville Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111558591680

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 50.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Lightbown, Ronald
Published by Abbeville Press
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
RushLtd
(Denver, CO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville Press. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think1558591680

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 51.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Lightbown, Ronald
Published by Abbeville Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1558591680

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 72.51
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Ronald Lightbown
Published by Abbeville Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ABC
(Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville Press, 1992. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A60336

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 112.58
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Lightbown, Ronald W.; Piero Della Francesca (artist)
Published by Abbeville, NY (1992)
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Penobscot Books
(Searsport, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville, NY, 1992. Clothbound Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. NEW BOOK and DJ, with new Mylar protection. // Maroon clothbound hardcover, 308 pages, illustrated. // This is one of the finest Monographs on Piero. Quatro. Seller Inventory # 100624

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 145.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Lightbown, Ronald
Published by Abbeville Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 1558591680 ISBN 13: 9781558591684
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Abbeville Press, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1558591680

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 200.19
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.78
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds