Early Italian Painting

Early Italian Painting

Oscillating between the majesty of the Greco-Byzantine tradition and the modernity predicted by Giotto, Early Italian Painting addresses the first important aesthetic movement that would lead to the Renaissance, the Italian Primitives. Trying new mediums and techniques, these revolutionary artists no longer painted frescos on walls, but created the first mobile paintings on wooden panels. The faces of the figures were painted to shock the spectator in order to emphasise… (more)

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Publisher: Parkstone International (May 11, 2001)

Collection: Art of Century

Parent ISBN: 9781844848485

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 83 MB

Language: English


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