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portrait in the Renaissance

John Pope-Hennessy

portrait in the Renaissance

the A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, 1963 : The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

by John Pope-Hennessy

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeston, Guildford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Pope-Hennessy.
SeriesBollingen series -- 35/12
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii,348p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22584592M
ISBN 10069109795X, 0691018251

  Aimee Ng, Associate Curator at The Frick Collection, provides an introduction to the exhibition 'Moroni, The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture,' on view at T. About the Author. Virgil Elliott is a world-respected painter and writer. He is included in the Art Renewal Center’s Gallery of Living Masters and one of only twenty-four artists worldwide with certification from the American Portrait Society. A Signature Member of the American Society of Portrait Artists and the Society of Western Artists, /5(94).

: Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance (Garland Studies in the Renaissance) (): Scher, Stephen K., Scher, Stephen K.: Books5/5(1).   The Renaissance theorist Alberti described Narcissus as the inventor of painting, an art that "embraced the surface of the pool". But to .

Last year, I picked up “Blood Water Paint,” Joy McCullough’s haunting début novel, which is about the Renaissance painter Artemisia eschi was an accomplished artist—the Author: Natasha Tripathi. Baldassare Castiglione (Italian: [baldasˈsaːre kastiʎˈʎoːne]; December 6, – February 2, ), count of Casatico, was an Italian courtier, diplomat, soldier and a prominent Renaissance author, who is probably most famous for his authorship of Il Cortegiano or The Book of the work was an example of a courtesy book, dealing with questions of the etiquette Born: December 6, , near Casatico, which .


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The Portrait In The Renaissance. This major work by one of the twentieth century's most eminent art historians is available again in paperback through Princeton University Press. Here John Pope-Hennessy takes as his subject two centuries of experiment in portraiture /5(8).

He shows how the Renaissance cult of individuality brought with it a demand that the features of the individual be perpetuated. This concept was first manifested in the portraits that fill the great Florentine fresco cycles and led, later in the fifteenth century, to the creation of the independent portrait by such artists as Botticelli, Antonio Pollaiuolo, Giovanni Bellini, and Antonello da by: Portraits of the Renaissance book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Memling, Van Eyck, Antonello da Messina, Raphael, Holbe /5.

"Lorne Campbell’s substantial, beautifully produced and absorbing new book, Renaissance Portraits, is probably the most original contribution to the subject since John Pope-Hennessy’s essay, ’The Portrait in the Renaissance’ Campbell’s questions are specific and compelling He presents a vivid account of patronage—the clients, the artists, and.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The portrait in the Renaissance by Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham Sir,Princeton University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait Painting in the 14th, 15th and 16th Centuries” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5(7). The Renaissance Portrait: From Donatello to Bellini. In the words of cultural historian Jacob Burkhardt, fifteenth-century Italy was "the place where the notion of the individual was born.".

In keeping with that idea, early Renaissance Italy was a key participant in the first great age of portraiture in Europe.4/5. Memling, Van Eyck, Antonello da Messina, Raphael, Holbein, Titian, Leonardo these are the greatest names of the Renaissance, symbolizing the ultimate in artistic achievement.

All were masters of the portrait, but the genius of these artists allowed them to overcome the limits of the genre and inscribe the art of. The Renaissance Portrait: From Donatello to Bellini User Review - Book Verdict.

Accompanying a landmark exhibition of the same name at the Bode-Museum (Berlin) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this lavishly illustrated ( reproductions, including in.

A portrait is typically defined as a representation of a specific individual, such as the artist might meet in life. A portrait does not merely record someone’s features, however, but says something about who he or she is, offering a vivid sense of a real person’s presence. Mona Lisa (La Gioconda) () by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Renaissance Portraits (c) Portrait art during the period of the Italian Renaissance played second fiddle to history (istoria) painting during the trecento (14th century), quattrocento (15th century) and early cinquecento (16th century). The main preoccupation of Renaissance art throughout this period was the.

He shows how the Renaissance cult of individuality brought with it a demand that the features of the individual be perpetuated. This concept was first manifested in the portraits that fill the great Florentine fresco cycles and led, later in the fifteenth century, to the creation of the independent portrait by such artists as Botticelli, Antonio Pollaiuolo, Giovanni Bellini, and Antonello da Messina.3/5(1).

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The Renaissance Portrait, which accompanies a landmark exhibition at the Bode-Museum, Berlin, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, provides new research and insight into the early history of portraiture in Italy, examining in detail how its major art centers—Florence, the princely courts, and Venice—saw the rapid development of portraiture as closely linked to Renaissance Cited by: 6.

The portrait in the Renaissance by Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham, Sir, Publication date Topics Portrait painting, Renaissance, Portraits, Renaissance Publisher Princeton N.J.: Princeton University Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in : OCLC Number: Notes: Distributed by Pantheon Books, New York. Description: xxxii, pages illustrations 27 cm. Contents: The cult of sm and the portrait.

"The Renaissance Portrait is a beautiful book, accompanying what must be a stunning exhibition analysis of the paintings in the exhibition is masterly."—Peter Lovegrove, History Teaching Review. A World Lit Only by Fire (subtitled The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age) is an informal history of the European Middle Ages by American historian William hed inthe book is divided into three sections: "The Medieval Mind", "The Shattering", and "One Man Alone".Author: William Manchester.

POPE-HENNESSY, John. THE PORTRAIT IN THE RENAISSANCE. New York: Pantheon, 4to. Cloth, dust jacket. xxxii, pages. First edition. [Arntzen, I] Arntzen calls this book `a good critical treatment of the development of the Renaissance portrait.' It is the result of the A.W.

Mellon Lectures in the F Arts,part of the Bollingen. Get this from a library. Portraits of the Renaissance. [Nathalie Mandel] -- "Memling, Van Eyck, Antonello da Messina, Raphael, Holbein, Titian, Leonardo these are the greatest names of the Renaissance, symbolizing the ultimate in artistic achievement.

All were masters of. The autonomous self-portrait, a central mode of expression in Western art, was a Renaissance invention. This book explores for the first time the genesis and early development of this important genre as it took place in Italy in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe artʃimˈbɔldo]; also spelled Arcimboldi) ( or – 11 July ) was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish and books.

These works form a distinct category from his other productions. He was a conventional court painter of portraits for three Born:Milan, Duchy of Milan. During the Renaissance, the genre benefitted from the "heroisation" of the artist, though in time this led on to its polar opposite, the mock-heroic self-portrait.