2000 · New York
by Aikema, Bernard and Beverly Louise Brown (editors)
New York: Rizzoli, 2000. Hardcover. VG- (Slight wear to edges of dj; page edges are beginning to tan lightly, otherwise clean.). Black cloth, black & color illus. dust jacket. 703 pp., 700+ bw & color plates; weighs 8 lbs. "Examines the inspirational interactions between Renaissance artists, musicians, and intellectuals in Venice and in northern Europe, and how the distinctive styles of each area had a lasting effect on the other. ... Traces the early contacts between Venice and Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands; the experience of foreign artists working in the Veneto; the tastes of collectors and patrons in both northern and Venetian art; developments in landscape, genre, and figure painting; and the activities of the giants of the Venice Renaissance -- such as Titian and Bellini -- and thier northern counterparts, most notably Durer." (dj) With 24 illustrated essays and more than 700 illustrations. A terrific abeit weighy resource. Contents as follows: Venice : where North meets South / Bernard Aikema, Beverly Louise Brown -- The Renaissance : a European phenomenon / Enrico Castelnuovo -- Venice and the Low countries : commercial contacts and intellectual inspirations / Peter Stabel -- Venice and Germany : commercial contacts and intellectual inspirations / Bernd Roeck -- The artistic heritage of the North : Venice and Europe in the fifteenth century / Giovanna Nepi Scirè -- Working abroad : northern artists in the Venetian ambient / Louisa C. Matthew -- Across the Alps and to the Lagoon : northern artists in Venice during the sixteenth century / Caterina Limentani Virdis -- The Fondaco dei Tedeschi / Giandomenico Romanelli -- The lure of the North : Netherlandish art in Venetian collections / Bernard Aikema -- North and South : painting techniques in Renaissance Venice / Jill Dunkerton -- Genre and meaning : crosscurrents between Venice and the North / Beverly Louise Brown -- Crossing the Alps : portraiture in Renaissance Venice / Rona Goffen -- Flemish and Dutch artists in Venetian workshops : the case of Jacopo Tintoretto / Bert W. Meijer -- Mantegna and the role of prints : a prototype for artistic innovation in the North and South / Konrad Oberhuber -- Northern prints and printmaking in late sixteenth-century Venice / Gert Jan van der Sman -- Venice and Augsburg : architecture and sculpture in the sixteenth century / Bruno Bushart -- Prelude / Giovanna Nepi Scirè -- Early Venetian Renaissance painting and the Ars Nova of the Low Countries / Bernard Aikema, Beverly Louise Brown -- Venice and Dürer / Fritz Koreny -- Crosscurrents with Germany : the spread of the Venetian Renaissance / Bernard Aikema, Andrew John Martin -- From hell to paradise : landscape and figure in early sixteenth-century Venice / Beverly Louise Brown -- Titian and the North / Bert W. Meijer -- Low life and landscape : minor picutra in late sixteenth-century Venice / Stefania Mason -- Augsburg, Prague and Venice at the end of the century / Andrew John Martin.
(Inventory #: 147160)