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Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man

Label
Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man
Title
Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Largely neglected for the four centuries after his death, the fifteenth century Italian artist Piero della Francesca is now seen to embody the fullest expression of the Renaissance perspective painter, raising him to an artistic stature comparable with that of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. But who was Piero, and how did he become the person and artist that he was? Until now, in spite of the great interest in his work, these questions have remained largely unanswered. Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man puts that situation right, integrating the story of Piero's artistic and mathematica
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banker, James R
Dewey number
759.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
ND623.F78
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piero
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Art, Italian
  • Piero
  • ART
  • Art, Italian
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Italy
Label
Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Piero's Formation in Sansepolcro -- Sansepolcro -- The Della Francesca Family -- Piero as Apprentice and Assistant -- The Baptism of Christ -- 2. In Search of Piero, the Persistent Traveler, 1439 -- 50 -- Piero and the Culture of Florence -- Piero North of Tuscany -- Piero in Sansepolcro in 1445: The Misericordia Contract -- Ferrara -- Piero in Ancona -- 3. Piero at the Court of Sigismondo Malatesta in Rimini -- Jacopo Anastagi -- Piero's New Stage: The Court of Sigismondo -- Saint Jerome and a Penitent -- The Portrait of Sigismondo Malatesta -- Sigismondo Malatesta Before His Patron Saint Sigismundus -- 4. Piero in Arezzo: The Legend of the True Cross -- The Bacci Family and the Friars and Church of San Francesco -- Dating the Painting of the Arezzo Frescoes -- Looking at the Arezzo Frescoes -- Choices in the High Altar Chapel -- Piero's Narration of The Legend of the True Cross -- Technical and Conceptual Accomplishments at Arezzo
  • Note continued: 5. Creating the Sacred: Piero della Francesca's Altarpiece for the Confraternity of the Madonna della Misericordia -- The Confraternity of Santa Maria della Misericordia -- The Pichi Family -- The Misericordia Commission -- The Misericordia Altarpiece -- The Pace of Painting and Payments -- 6. Greek Geometry in Rome and Piero's Trattato d'abaco -- Francesco del Borgo and Greek Geometry -- Piero in Rome, 1458 -- 59 -- Piero's Treatise on Abaco -- 7. Piero's Return to Patria and Family -- Workshops of the Della Francesca Family and Piero's Presence in Sansepolcro -- Madonna del Parto -- Saint Louis of Toulouse -- Saint Julian -- The Resurrection of Christ -- 8. An Arezzo Interlude -- Two Lost Processional Banners -- Saint Mary Magdalene and Other Commissions in Arezzo -- 9. The Practice of Perspective: The Sant' Antonio and Sant' Agostino Altarpieces and The Flagellation of Christ -- The Sant' Antonio Altarpiece of Perugia -- The Sant' Agostino Altarpiece
  • Note continued: The Flagellation of Christ -- Jacopo Anastagi -- 10. Piero in Urbino in the Early 1470s -- Federico da Montefeltro -- The Uffizi Diptych of Federico da Montefeltro and Battista Sforza -- 11. Piero in Sansepolcro, 1472 -- 75 -- The Fresco of the Glorious Virgin of the Badia -- Piero as Builder -- Hercules -- Marco, Piero, and their Sister Vera -- 12. Piero in Urbino, 1475 -- 77 -- Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels -- The Senigallia Madonna and Child -- The Treatise On Perspective in Painting -- The Composition of On Perspective in Painting -- The Contents of On Perspective in Painting -- The Audience for the Treatise -- The Relationship of the Treatise to Piero's Paintings -- 13. The Persuasiveness of Paternal Authority, 1477 -- 81 -- The Lost Misericordia Fresco -- The Williamstown Madonna and Child with Four Angels -- Piero's Scriptorium and the Four Copies of On Perspective in Painting -- Piero and Archimedes -- Piero's Political Activities
  • Note continued: Family Service -- 14. Piero in the Last Decade of His Life -- The Little Book on the Five Regular Bodies -- The Nativity of Christ -- Piero in his Final Years -- Piero's Preparation for Death
Control code
870964137
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 online resource (304 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191625206
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
550703
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870964137
Label
Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Piero's Formation in Sansepolcro -- Sansepolcro -- The Della Francesca Family -- Piero as Apprentice and Assistant -- The Baptism of Christ -- 2. In Search of Piero, the Persistent Traveler, 1439 -- 50 -- Piero and the Culture of Florence -- Piero North of Tuscany -- Piero in Sansepolcro in 1445: The Misericordia Contract -- Ferrara -- Piero in Ancona -- 3. Piero at the Court of Sigismondo Malatesta in Rimini -- Jacopo Anastagi -- Piero's New Stage: The Court of Sigismondo -- Saint Jerome and a Penitent -- The Portrait of Sigismondo Malatesta -- Sigismondo Malatesta Before His Patron Saint Sigismundus -- 4. Piero in Arezzo: The Legend of the True Cross -- The Bacci Family and the Friars and Church of San Francesco -- Dating the Painting of the Arezzo Frescoes -- Looking at the Arezzo Frescoes -- Choices in the High Altar Chapel -- Piero's Narration of The Legend of the True Cross -- Technical and Conceptual Accomplishments at Arezzo
  • Note continued: 5. Creating the Sacred: Piero della Francesca's Altarpiece for the Confraternity of the Madonna della Misericordia -- The Confraternity of Santa Maria della Misericordia -- The Pichi Family -- The Misericordia Commission -- The Misericordia Altarpiece -- The Pace of Painting and Payments -- 6. Greek Geometry in Rome and Piero's Trattato d'abaco -- Francesco del Borgo and Greek Geometry -- Piero in Rome, 1458 -- 59 -- Piero's Treatise on Abaco -- 7. Piero's Return to Patria and Family -- Workshops of the Della Francesca Family and Piero's Presence in Sansepolcro -- Madonna del Parto -- Saint Louis of Toulouse -- Saint Julian -- The Resurrection of Christ -- 8. An Arezzo Interlude -- Two Lost Processional Banners -- Saint Mary Magdalene and Other Commissions in Arezzo -- 9. The Practice of Perspective: The Sant' Antonio and Sant' Agostino Altarpieces and The Flagellation of Christ -- The Sant' Antonio Altarpiece of Perugia -- The Sant' Agostino Altarpiece
  • Note continued: The Flagellation of Christ -- Jacopo Anastagi -- 10. Piero in Urbino in the Early 1470s -- Federico da Montefeltro -- The Uffizi Diptych of Federico da Montefeltro and Battista Sforza -- 11. Piero in Sansepolcro, 1472 -- 75 -- The Fresco of the Glorious Virgin of the Badia -- Piero as Builder -- Hercules -- Marco, Piero, and their Sister Vera -- 12. Piero in Urbino, 1475 -- 77 -- Madonna and Child with Saints and Angels -- The Senigallia Madonna and Child -- The Treatise On Perspective in Painting -- The Composition of On Perspective in Painting -- The Contents of On Perspective in Painting -- The Audience for the Treatise -- The Relationship of the Treatise to Piero's Paintings -- 13. The Persuasiveness of Paternal Authority, 1477 -- 81 -- The Lost Misericordia Fresco -- The Williamstown Madonna and Child with Four Angels -- Piero's Scriptorium and the Four Copies of On Perspective in Painting -- Piero and Archimedes -- Piero's Political Activities
  • Note continued: Family Service -- 14. Piero in the Last Decade of His Life -- The Little Book on the Five Regular Bodies -- The Nativity of Christ -- Piero in his Final Years -- Piero's Preparation for Death
Control code
870964137
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 online resource (304 pages))
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191625206
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
550703
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870964137

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