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The Art of the Northern Renaissance

Laurence King Publishing

By Craig Harbison

6 1⁄2 × 9 1 ⁄4 in 121 illustrations, 104 in color in; 176 pp pp;
Paperback
July 2012
ISBN 9781780670270
ISBN10 1780670273

SKU# 9781780670270

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This book evokes the art of fifteenth- and sixteenthcentury
Northern Europe in all its richness and splendor.
The works of Van Eyck, Bosch, Bruegel, Dürer, and other
masters are considered within the larger context of a
changing society in which church and state, Protestant
and Catholic, man and woman, artist and patron,
independent mercantile city and noble chivalric court all
played a part.
The Art of the Northern Renaissance


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The Art of the Northern Renaissance

This book evokes the art of fifteenth- and sixteenthcentury Northern Europe in all its richness and splendor. The works of Van Eyck, Bosch, Bruegel, Dürer, and other masters are considered within the larger context of a changing society in which church and state, Protestant and Catholic, man and woman, artist and patron, independent mercantile city and noble chivalric court all played a part. Craig Harbison considers these and many other facets of the Renaissance world, drawing them together into a unifi ed narrative that illuminates the complexity and brilliance of the art and its times.

 

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6 1⁄2 × 9 1 ⁄4 in 121 illustrations, 104 in color in; 176 pp pp;
Paperback
July 2012
ISBN 9781780670270
ISBN10 1780670273
Craig Harbison is Professor Emeritus of art history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of Jan van Eyck, The Play of Realism.