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Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays Diana Norman

Siena, Florence, and Padua: Art, Society, and Religion 1280-1400, Volume 1: Interpretive Essays

Diana Norman

Published February 22nd 1995
ISBN : 9780300061246
Hardcover
270 pages
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This first volume addresses a wide range of issues. The essays contain discussions of the politics and the economics of the cities during the 14th century- the major practitioners of painting, sculpture and architecture- the significance of communalMoreThis first volume addresses a wide range of issues. The essays contain discussions of the politics and the economics of the cities during the 14th century- the major practitioners of painting, sculpture and architecture- the significance of communal and familial patronage of art in the three cities- the relation of art to the religious belief and devotional practice and to the broader intellectual ambience of the cities- and the impact and significance of various historiographical traditions.