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Great altarpieces

Caterina Limentani Virdis

Great altarpieces

Gothic and Renaissance

by Caterina Limentani Virdis

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Published by Vendome Press, Distributed in the USA and Canada by Rizzoli in New York, NY, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Altarpieces, Gothic,
  • Altarpieces, Renaissance,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-416) and index

    StatementCaterina Limentani Virdis, Mari Pietrogiovanna
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7857 .L56 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination421 p. :
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17058452M
    ISBN 100865652244
    LC Control Number2002008476

    Closed Ghent Altarpiece. Opened Ghent Altarpiece. The Iconography of the Lamb, based off the Book of Revelation. Revelation After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; 10 And cried with a loud voice, saying. Having just entered the room, the angel Gabriel is about to tell the Virgin Mary that she will be the mother of Jesus. The golden rays pouring in through the left oculus carry a miniature figure with a cross. On the right wing, Joseph, who is betrothed to the Virgin, works in his carpenter’s shop, drilling holes in a board.

    Giovanni di Balduccio’s Charity is characteristic of the medieval and Renaissance practice of personifying the Christian virtues as human figures with identifying attributes. Charity here has a scroll bearing her name and a startling combination of the attributes associated with that virtue: a flaming heart, and infants who nurse on milk flowing from her bosom. Netherlandish and Spanish Altarpieces in the Late s and Early s. an allusion to a passage in the Book of Isaiah in which Isaiah prophesized even livestock would recognize the infant Jesus as their master. An owl perched on the crumbling stable—the deteriorated state representing a transition to a new world order—may refer to the.

    Displayed together, three great altarpieces by Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino, and Bronzino encapsulate not just the expressive scope of the generation of artists following Michelangelo, but also the nature of Andrea's legacy. Well mannered: The cinquecento was a period defined by much more than artistic stagnation, writes Florence Hallett. Altarpieces of Jesus on the cross were made to remind Christians that Jesus, The Great Screen of Winchester Cathedral is a huge carved altarpiece made to replace an ancient one that was ruined in the s. It has Christ on the Cross at the centre, surrounded by rows of carved saints.


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Get this from a library. Great altarpieces: Gothic and Renaissance. [Caterina Limentani Virdis; Mari Pietrogiovanna] -- "Created in an age of faith, the polyptychs chosen for this volume are all altarpieces, works that came into being in response to changes in the. Though entitled Great Altarpieces, the book in fact treats only a subset of altarpiece types—specifically, polyptychs, that is, altarpieces with multiple panels.

The authors provide conflicting definitions of the polyptych format: although they argue that movable and folding panels are fundamental to the Great altarpieces book, the book considers many.

this book features both well designed illustrations and in depth texts. one piece for each artist, the book shows the most details specifically mentioned in the text. several pieces even design to demonstrate the setup which are folded in the same way as the real altarpieces.

printing quality is good. few images, though, i think, are a little out of focus. but it didn't interupt me to dig out 5/5. An altarpiece is an artwork such as a painting, sculpture or relief representing a religious subject made for placing behind the altar of a Christian church.

Though most commonly used for a single work of art such as a painting or sculpture, or a set of them, the word can also be used of the whole ensemble behind an altar, otherwise known as a reredos, including what is often an elaborate.

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He discusses altarpieces by Bellini, Cima, the three Vivarini, and the young Titian, as well as by numerous other painters and sculptors of the period.

A central theme of the book is the relation between the altarpieces and their original physical and liturgical context. Get this from a library. Devotion by design: Italian altarpieces before [Scott Nethersole; National Gallery (Great Britain)] -- This book considers Italian altarpieces in the collection of the National Gallery in London and their role in the lives of people living in the.

Read Ebook Now ?book=[PDF Download] The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice [Read] Full Ebook. Great Altarpieces is a book for everyone with an interest in civilization and culture, art and history, and the role of religion in human affairs.

Special offers and product promotions. Amazon Business: For business-exclusive pricing, quantity discounts and downloadable VAT invoices. Create a free account. Customers also viewed these products 5/5(2). Part 2 of the book, “Iconography,” examines the main cycles treated in carved altarpieces: the Passion, life of the Virgin, and lives of the saints.

This section at times is somewhat general and summary in character, but its strength lies in bringing out connections between subject matter and the functions (both liturgical and devotional. Altarpiece, work of art that decorates the space above and behind the altar in a Christian church.

Painting, relief, and sculpture in the round have all been used in altarpieces, either alone or in combination. These artworks usually depict holy personages, saints, and biblical subjects. Several. The second book reviewed here, the volume on the Coronation of the Virgin altarpiece in Errenteria, represents a particularly important addition to our understanding of the Borman school because it studies a very little-known Borman retable that was exported to the Basque region of Spain.

In general, Brabantine altarpieces in Spain. "The Altarpiece" brings together history, art, and the characters' quest to save the artistic heritage of Europe from the rapacious efforts of the Third Reich.

Lauren Fogle Boyd's first novel immediately immerses the reader in a world of intrigue that makes cultural artifacts in every church, city, and private collection outside of Germany /5. Altarpiece definition is - a work of art that decorates the space above and behind an altar.

Hard cover pp. More than full color illustrations. Issued: Dimensions: The Arcevia Altarpiece is a oil on panel painting by Luca Signorelli, shown in the collegiate church of San Medardo in Arcevia, for which it was originally is signed below the Madonna's feet ELLUS / PINGEBAT M.

VIII. Panels. Upper register - Saint Paul, Saint John the Baptist, God the Father Blessing and Holding a Book Inscribed Alpha and Omega, Saint Peter. Jacob Burckhardt, 2 books Michel Feuillet, 2 books André Chastel, 2 books Giovanni Bellini, 1 book National Gallery (Great Britain), 1 book Baldassare degli Embriachi, 1 book Eliot Wooldridge Rowlands, 1 book Machtelt Israëls, 1 book Anna Forlani Tempesti, 1 book I.

Supino, 1 book Victor Schmidt, 1 book Radoslav Tomić, 1 book Rainer. Types of Altarpieces. There are two basic types of altarpiece.

(1) The reredos, a large and often elaborate construction in wood or stone, typically rising from the floor behind the es include: St Mary, Krakow () carved by Veit Stoss; St Jakob Kirche, Rothenburg () carved by Tilman Riemenschneider; High Altar of the Virgin Mary (), at Saint Nicholas at.

Full Description: "Monumental carved, winged altarpieces are the most ambitious artworks from the Middle Ages, incorporating the skills of painters, sculptors, and cabinetmakers. Those that are most notable for their artistic originality and masterly execution were produced in the southern German-speaking regions, including Austria and South Tirol, in the last decades of the Late Gothic.

Also known as the Missal of Fernandez de Cordoba, this codex is a magnificent example of a Book of Hours, compiled in the Roman tradition. Books of Hours, and prayer books in general, fell under such suspicion that they ended up being banned by the Inquisition.

This edition is a paradigmatic case: the codex, at the time property of a&#.The Great Screen of Winchester Cathedral is a huge carved altarpiece made to replace an ancient one that was ruined in the s. It has Christ on the Cross at the centre, surrounded by rows of carved saints.

There is another altarpiece like this in Southwark Cathedral, London. The one thing that I do enjoy, which is not often afforded to me in my own country, is the ability to visit local churches in which, especially in France and Italy, one can find beautiful works of art, frescoes and exquisite altarpieces.

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