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By John White

The 14th century in Italian artwork is a really wealthy one, and Professor White's ebook supplies structure equivalent weight with portray and sculpture. the tale of the Gothic type and the prehistory of the Renaissance is given: all of the proof are similar, but additionally the artworks are defined with perception and for his or her personal sakes, and never easily as facts for becoming into schemes and theories. one of the nice names are these of Arnolfo di Cambio, the Pisani, Cavallini, Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti; one of the structures S. Croce, S. Maria Novella, the cathedral and the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, and the cathedrals of Siena, Orvieto, and Milan, in addition to church buildings, castles, and civic constructions from the Val d'Aosta to Sicily. The 3rd variation of this paintings contains color illustrations and accommodates textual revisions and an up-to-date bibliography.

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