The Art of the Northern Renaissance

Harbison, Craig

paperback/ gebrocheerd: € 15.50
ISBN: 9781780670270, geïllustreerd, 176 blz., January 2012, Engels
Formaat: 23.5 (h) x 16.5 (b) x 1.9 (d) cm. Gewicht: 472 gram.

Uitgever: Laurence King Publishing

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This book evokes the art of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Northern Europe in all its richness and splendour. The works of Van Eyck, Bosch, Bruegel, Dürer and other masters are considered within the larger context of a changing society in which church and state, Protestant and Catholic, man and woman, artist and patron, independent mercantile city and noble chivalric court all played a part.

Craig Harbison considers these and many other facets of the Renaissance world, drawing them together into a unified narrative that illuminates the complexity and brilliance of the art and its times.

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