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ART 220 (Renaissance Art in Europe) Course Guide: Home
This guide is intended to help students in ART 220 find resources for their research.
Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, and supported by illustrations including color plates, the author explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.
Viewing Renaissance Art
Location: 4 Day Reserves
This book focuses on the values, priorities, and motives of patrons and the purposes and functions of art works produced north and south of the Alps and in post-Byzantine Crete.
Art of the Northern Renaissance
This book offers a richly illustrated narrative that allows readers to understand the progression, variety and key conceptual developments of Northern Renaissance Art.
Renaissance Art : a Very Short Introduction
Location: 709.024 JOH 2005
Botticelli, Holbein, Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo: the names are familiar, as are the works, such as the Last Supper fresco, or the monumental marble statue of David. But who were these artists, why did they produce such memorable images, and how would their original beholders have viewed these objects?
Art of the Renaissance Florence
This book examines the remarkable period of cultural, artistic and intellectual blossoming in Florence from ca. 1400 to 1520, the period traditionally known as the Early and High Renaissance.
A New History of Italian Renaissance Art
Location: 4 Day Reserves
The authors recount the history of Italian Renaissance art in the form of a decade-by-decade survey, one that highlights the achievements of the period’s great artists while also drawing connections between works produced in different places.
Italian Renaissance Art Location: eBook
Now thoroughly revised and updated throughout, featuring extended discussions of Mannerism and the expanding role of women in the visual arts and significant illustration program enhancements, Italian Renaissance Art is a readable, student-friendly, lavishly-illustrated introduction to one of the greatest periods of artistic genius in western history.
Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence
Renaissance Florence, of endless fascination for the beauty of its art and architecture, is no less intriguing for its dynamic political, economic, and social life. In this book Patricia Lee Rubin crosses the boundaries of all these areas to arrive at an original and comprehensive view of the place of images in Florentine society.
History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Location: 709.45 HAR 1994
A broad survey of art and architecture in Italy between c. 1250 and 1600, this book approaches the works from the point of view of the artist as individual creator and as an expression of the city within which the artist was working.
The Ivory Mirror : the Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe
We often imagine the Renaissance as an age of exceptional human progress and artistic achievement. But, intriguingly, macabre images proliferated in precisely this period: unsettling depictions of Death personified, of decaying bodies, of young lovers struck down in their prime. These morbid themes run riot in the remarkable array of artworks featured in The Ivory Mirror.
Northern Renaissance Art Location: 4 day Reserves
This book offers a wide-ranging introduction to the way that art was made, valued, and viewed in northern Europe in the age of the Renaissance, from the late fourteenth to the early years of the sixteenth century.
The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice
This book—the first detailed study of the altarpiece in a major center of Renaissance art—focuses on Venice from 1450 to 1530.
Oxford Art Online is the access point for Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and other Oxford art reference resources. It is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts, and includes links to art images from private galleries and museums around the world, many of which are not readily available on public websites.
The largest full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands of images.
An authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Yale University Press developed this innovative site to provide greater access to and discoverability of recent, key backlist, and out-of-print titles on a wide variety of subjects from some of the world’s finest academic and museum publishers. Peer-reviewed born-digital content is also published on the A&AePortal.