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Published: 28 July 2005

158 Pages | 36 halftones

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780192803542

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Renaissance Art: A Very Short Introduction

Geraldine A. Johnson

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides a broad cultural-historical context for some of the Renaissance's most famous artists and works of art
  • Considers Renaissance art produced in both Northern and Southern Europe, rather than focusing on just one region
  • Explores "forgotten" aspects of Renaissance art, such as objects made for the home or women as artists and patrons
  • Introduces readers to a variety of approaches to the study of Renaissance art, from social history to formal analysis