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Painting in Renaissance Venice

Author: Peter Humfrey
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Renaissance was a golden age in the long history of Venetian painting, and the art that came from Venice during that era includes some of the most visually exciting works in the whole of western art. This attractive book - a comprehensive account of painting in Venice from Bellini to Titian to Tintoretto - is an accessible introduction to the paintings of this period.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Humfrey, Peter, 1947-
Painting in Renaissance Venice.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1995
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Humfrey
ISBN: 0300062478 9780300062472 0300067151 9780300067156
OCLC Number: 31132099
Description: vii, 320 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Early Renaissance (1440-1500) : From Gothic to Renaissance ; The response to Padua ; Giovanni Bellini and Antonello's visit of 1475-6 ; Narrative painting and the Ventian Scuole ; Devotional painting after Antonello ; Fifteenth-century portraiture ; The profession of painter --
2. High Renaissance (1500-1540) : Giorgione ; The younger generation ; The older generation ; Titian : the years of maturity ; Titian's contemporaries ; Lotto and Pordenone in Venice --
3. Late Renaissance (1540-1590) : The Mannerist experiment ; Titian : the later career ; Theory and criticism ; Jacopo Bassano and Venice ; Tintoretto ; Veronese ; The painters of the Doge's Palace.
Responsibility: Peter Humfrey.


This text presents a comprehensive account of painting in Venice, from Bellini and Titian to Tintoretto, from the middle of the 15th century to the end of the 16th century. The art is set against the  Read more...
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