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The Italian Renaissance was a creative period for art criticism as well as for art itself. The early efforts to give verbal accounts of visual representations and their quality throw light not only on the art of the period but also on art criticism at any time. This collection of papers by art historian and critic Michael Baxandall represents his thinking over the past forty years on the relation between language and art. He offers seven thought-provoking pieces, three of which are new and written specifically for this book ...

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Words for Pictures: Seven Papers on Renaissance Art and Criticism 2011, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300176780

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Words for Pictures: Seven Papers on Renaissance Art and Criticism 2003, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300097498

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