Renaissance Art

Pages: 240
Subject: Art
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: 23 illustrations

Renaissance Art

A Beginner's Guide

Tom Nichols

What does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Discussing the works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, this title explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.
Paperback
9781851687244 (1 Mar 2010)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

The fifteenth century saw the evolution of a distinct and powerfully influential European artistic culture. But what does the familiar phrase Renaissance Art actually refer to? Through engaging discussion of timeless works by artists such as Jan van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, and supported by illustrations including colour plates, Tom Nichols offers a masterpiece of his own as he explores the truly original and diverse character of the art of the Renaissance.

Additional Information

Subject Art
Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 240
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations 23 illustrations

About the Author

Tom Nichols is a senior lecturer in history of art at the University of Aberdeen. Recent publications include The Art of Poverty, Tintoretto, Tradition and Identity, and Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe.