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Renaissance 1420-1600
Renaissance 1420-1600

Renaissance 1420-1600

Art Periods & Movements


540 Pages, 11.1 x 12.2

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $49.95 (US $49.95) (CA $66.95)

Publication Date: July 2019

ISBN 9783741921407

Rights: US, CA, SEA, JP, KR & CN

Koenemann (Jul 2019)

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The origin of Renaissance painting lies in Italy. With the return to antiquity, a world view was revived that enabled man to determine his own existence. In painting, new picture themes developed as well as a new way of representation oriented towards reality. This naturalism, for its part, was significantly influenced by Dutch painting from around 1450. With the transition from the 15th to the 16th century, Rome followed Florence as the centre of the Renaissance. Shortly thereafter, the new style also radiates to other European countries. In Northern Europe, the Renaissance combined with late medieval currents, which also placed earthly existence at the centre of attention. Renaissance shows with more than 400 works an overview of the most important paintings of the Renaissance.

Author Biography

Kristina Menzel is an art historian specializing in the art of the Netherlands. She has been working in the publishing industry for many years and lives in the Rhineland. Uschi Baetz works as a teacher in art education and is the author of numerous art historical texts and books. Art historian Ruth Dangelmaier has worked for many years as a freelance writer and editor. She lives with her family in Cologne. Art historian Uta Hasekamp edits and translates publications related to the history of art and writes, in particular, on older art and horticulture. Dr. Daniel Kiecol is a historian who also works as a writer and lecturer. His publications cover a variety of cultural subjects.