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Fourteenth-century Italian altarpieces

Keith Christiansen

Fourteenth-century Italian altarpieces

by Keith Christiansen

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Catalogs.,
  • Altarpieces, Italian -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs.,
  • Altarpieces, Gothic -- Italy -- Catalogs.,
  • Altarpieces, Gothic -- New York (State) -- New York -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 56).

    Other titles14th-century Italian altarpieces
    Statementby Keith Christiansen.
    SeriesThe Metropolitan Museum of Art bulletin -- v. 40, no. 1 (summer 1982), Bulletin (Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)) -- v. 40, no. 1 (summer 1982)
    ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21771294M

    Chapter 14 - Precursors of the Renaissance. Thirteenth-Century Italy. From the fourteenth century, altarpieces typically had a fixed base (the predella), surmounted by one or more large panel paintings Duccio and Giotto exemplify two significant currents in early-fourteenth-century Italian painting;. Italian painters in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries worked principally in _____, a paint made from powdered pigments, often mixed with egg yolk, water, and an occasional touch of glue. Tempera Duccio's painted __________for the Siena Cathedral is known as the Maestà (Fig. ).

    Large altarpieces and frescos in chapels weren’t the only significant forms of painting in the 14th century. Some of the most expensive and highly prized art objects of the period were illuminated manuscripts, handwritten books filled with illustrations of all kinds. Italian Renaissance () quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book. Giotto painted during the turn of the fourteenth century, breaking away from the Gothic and Byzantine artistic traditions. He deeply studied nature in an effort to infuse his paintings with reality, an effort most notable in his.

      Watch as a fifteenth-century Italian altarpiece is reconstructed using polyptych panels from the Met's collection as well as fragments from other museums. This . An altarpiece is an artwork such as a painting, sculpture or relief representing a religious subject made for placing behind the altar of a Christian church. Though most commonly used for a single work of art such as a painting or sculpture, or a set of them, the word can also be used of the whole ensemble behind an altar, otherwise known as a reredos, including what is often an elaborate.


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Title: Fourteenth century italian altarpieces the metropolitan museum of art bulletin v #1Author: alfonse K, Name: Fourteenth century italian altarpieces the metropolitan museum of art. Focusing on Italian altarpieces from the second half of the 13th century to the very end of the 15th, the book investigates the original functions and locations of altarpieces as well as the circumstances of their dislocations, dismantlings, and by: 3.

Jacob Burckhardt, 2 books Michel Feuillet, 2 books André Chastel, 2 books Giovanni Bellini, 1 book National Gallery (Great Britain), 1 book Baldassare degli Embriachi, 1 book Eliot Wooldridge Rowlands, 1 book Machtelt Israëls, 1 book Anna Forlani Tempesti, 1 book I.

Supino, 1 book Victor Schmidt, 1 book Radoslav Tomić, 1 book Rainer. ['Since the s, the Italian altarpiece has attracted unprecedented scholarly attention, bringing artistic, liturgical, social and technical considerations to bear on the subject.

The eight contributors to this book provide an impressive synopsis of the different approaches developed in order to enlarge and deepen our knowledge of paintings in terms of their historical functions.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Contents. Altars, altarpieces and art history - legislation and usage, Julian Gardner-- the creation, meaning and audience of the early-Sienese polyptych - evidence from the Friars, Joanna Cannon-- Sienese quattrocento painting in the service of spiritual propaganda, Gaudenz Freuler-- the social status of patronage and.

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Italian Altarpieces Function and Design by Borsook (E.) & Gioffredi (F.S.) ed. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The panel was almost certainly once part of a series of six scenes based on a poem called the Trionfi (Triumphs), written by the fourteenth-century Italian poet, Francesco Petrarca ( –), better known in English as this scene, the allegorical figure of Chastity has fought and vanquished Love (Cupid and Venus) and is on her way to the temple to claim the victory palm.

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"Fourteenth-Century Italian Altarpieces." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulle no. 1 (Summer ). 38, Frederick, Kavin M. "A Program Completed: The Identification of the San Vittorio Altarpiece." In Tribute to Lotte Brand Philip: Art Historian and Detective, edited by William W.

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Christa Gardner von Teuffel’s studies of Italian altarpieces have provided fundamental insights concerning the original structure and setting of some of the canonical monuments of Italian late medieval and Renaissance painting. Studies of panel type and frame architecture are combined with an investigation of original sites.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Heilbrunn Timeline has a nice overview of the period that can be reviewed here, as well as a short reading on Sienese painting. There are also several relevant Met publications including: Keith Christiansen’s “Fourteenth-Century Italian Altarpieces,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, New Series, Vol.

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