Sixteenth-Century Italian Art

  • Publish Date: 2006-08-14
  • Binding: Paperback

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Sixteenth-Century Italian Art is a first-rate collection of the major classic and contemporary writings on the Italian Renaissance. Taking a thematic approach, the book exemplifies the traditional concerns of the field and presents arguments in a clear, accessible way.


  • A stellar collection of 23 classic and recent essays on the art and architecture of this fascinating period in art history
  • Brings together in a single volume, important literature on sixteenth-century Italian art from the last half century, highlighting major topics of recent art historical studies
  • Introduces major topics and debates in the field, including pagan mysteries, nature and artifice, the art of the body, and reformations of art, theory and practice
  • Includes new translations of texts never previously published in English
  • Organized thematically, and features substantial editorial introductions, making this anthology ideal for course use.

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