The Renaissance Antichrist: Luca Signorelli's Orvieto Frescoes

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A major monument, Luca Signorelli's Orvieto Cathedral frescoes rendered with vigor and invective the most ambitious consideration of the Apocalypse and the Last Judgment in Italian Renaissance art. In a fresh interpretation of these frescoes, Jonathan Riess explores the intriguing, violent style and complex iconography and places the works in their richly faceted historical setting. Begun by Fra Angelico in 1447 and completed by Signorelli at the turn of the century, the frescoes reflect the turmoil within the Papal States, ...

The Renaissance Antichrist: Luca Signorelli's Orvieto Frescoes 1995, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691040868

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