9780300046755-0300046758-Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th and 16th Centuries

Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th and 16th Centuries

ISBN-13: 9780300046755
ISBN-10: 0300046758
Edition: First Edition
Author: Campbell, Lorne
Publication date: 1990
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover 290 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780300046755
ISBN-10: 0300046758
Edition: First Edition
Author: Campbell, Lorne
Publication date: 1990
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover 290 pages

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Acknowledged authors Campbell, Lorne wrote Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th and 16th Centuries comprising 290 pages back in 1990. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0300046758 and 9780300046755. Since then Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th and 16th Centuries textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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What kinds of portrait were produced during the Renaissance? Who produced them and for whom? How were they painted? Why were they wanted and how were they used? in this beautiful book, Lorne Campbell addresses these fundamental questions by exploring the aesthetic, technical, social and economic aspects of Renaissance portrait-painting and by offering a close examination of the works of artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo, Durer, Raphael, Holbein, and Titian. Drawing the writings and private correspondence of the painters and their patrons, and describing and analysing the ways in which sitters were individualised, idealised and characterised, Campbell shows what can be deduced about the painters intentions and the patrons requirements. Detail by detail, he builds up an understanding of the role of portrait-painting and the methods used by artists to achieve their goal. Sharply focussed, meticulously researched and sensitively presented, this handsomely illustrated book is a major contribution to the study of Renaissance art and will provide enlightenment for scholar, student and general reader alike.

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