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Andrea Mantegna

Kristeller, Paul

Published by Longmans, Green, and Co, New York and Bombay, 1901
Condition: vg Hardcover

AbeBooks Seller Since February 4, 2000

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Small Folio. xxii, 511pp. Blue cloth library binding with gilt lettering and ruling on spine. Steel engraving frontispiece with printed tissue guard. Gilt top edge. Extensive monograph on the Italian painter Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) known for his experiments with perspective. His main legacy is the introduction of spatial illusion. He was influential beyond his time. e.g. in Giovanni Bellini's early work, Albrecht Dürer, and Leonardo da Vinci. Mentegna's masterwork is considered the dome of the Cathedral of Parma. Profusely illustrated with 26 b/w engravings with printed tissue guards and 162 text illustrations. Contains a complete list of illustrations and extensive indices of Mantegna's works at rear. Ex Libris on inside front cover with light abrasions near joints of inside front and back covers. Frontispiece reinforced with library tape at gutter. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. Ex Library First English language edition. Bookseller Inventory # 41167

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Title: Andrea Mantegna

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co, New York and Bombay

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: 1st Edition

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