Frederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. ...Read MoreFrederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include: -- a striking new design with more than half the artworks illustrated in furl color -- new views of frescoes and sculptures photographed in their original locations that offer a dynamic insight into the way the art was originally experienced -- fresh views of great works of art that have been restored since the last edition -- extended captions that identify Renaissance patrons and provide details about historical context, emphasizing how the art was created and why Building on the book's more than 30-year tradition, revising author David G. Wilkins skillfully blends new scholarly discoveries with the enthusiasm that Hartt so successfully conveyed to generations of students and admirers of Italian Renaissance art.Read Less
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Very Good. *****PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU PURCHASE**** This is a second printing which according to the foreword is 1973. Book has been used but it is in very nice condition. No tears.636 pages are tanning but are clean and unmarked and have NO underlining or hilighting. I will ship promptly with a delivery confirmation. Why wait, for a few dollars more choose expedited shipping and receive your order in a couple of days.
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