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Painting and experience in fifteenth century Italy : a primer in the social history of pictorial style /

by Baxandall, Michael.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford paperbacks.Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988, c1972Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 183 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 019282144X (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Painting, Italian | Painting, Renaissance -- Italy | Art patronage -- Italy | Art and society -- Italy | Artists and patrons -- Italy | Renaissance -- Italy | Italy -- Civilization -- 1268-1559 | Italian paintings, 1420-1535 - Critical studiesOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Contracts and the client's control -- Art and matter -- The value of skill -- Perception of skill -- Relative perception -- Pictures and knowledge -- The cognitive style -- The function of images -- Istoria -- The body and its language -- Figure patterns -- The value of colours -- Volumes -- Intervals and proportions -- The moral eye -- Words and pictures -- Giovanni Santi's twenty-five painters -- Cristoforo Landino -- Categories: nature, relief, purity, case, perspective, grace, ornateness, variety, composition, colouring, design, difficulty, foreshortening, promptness, blitheness, devotion.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 155-179.

Contracts and the client's control -- Art and matter -- The value of skill -- Perception of skill -- Relative perception -- Pictures and knowledge -- The cognitive style -- The function of images -- Istoria -- The body and its language -- Figure patterns -- The value of colours -- Volumes -- Intervals and proportions -- The moral eye -- Words and pictures -- Giovanni Santi's twenty-five painters -- Cristoforo Landino -- Categories: nature, relief, purity, case, perspective, grace, ornateness, variety, composition, colouring, design, difficulty, foreshortening, promptness, blitheness, devotion.

Text in English with Italian and Latin originals as relevant.

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