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The Cambridge Companion to Giotto

Part of Cambridge Companions to the History of Art

  • Date Published: December 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521779845

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Giotto serves as an introduction to one of the most important masters of early Italian art. Providing an overview of his life and career, this volume offers essays by leading authorities on the critical reception of the artist, an analysis of workshop practices of the period, the complexities of religious and secular patronage, Giotto’s innovations in painting and architecture, and close readings of his most celebrated work, the frescoes of the Arena Chapel in Padua. Designed to serve as an essential resource for students of late medieval and early Renaissance Italy, The Cambridge Companion to Giotto also provides a chronology of the artist’s life and a select but comprehensive bibliography.

    • Includes latest scholarship specially commissioned for volume
    • Accessible to students and of interest to scholars
    • Inexpensive compared to other recent books on Giotto
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    "...the book meets its stated goals and even surpasses them in flashes of brilliance. That a team of authors this talented and diverse has appeared together is a point to celebrate...a newly conceived and broader portrait of Giotto the artist, a man whom we are still far from knowing intimately." -CAA Reviews, Thomas J. Loughman, Phoenix Art Museum

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    • Date Published: December 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521779845
    • length: 378 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Giotto past and present: an introduction Anne Derbes and Mark Sandona
    2. In search of an artist Hayden B .J. Maginnis
    3. Giotto and the St. Francis cycle at Assisi Bruno Zanardi
    4. Giotto's figures William Tronzo
    5. Giotto and architecture Gary M. Radke
    6. Giotto and art for the friars: resolutions spiritual and artistic Joanna Cannon
    7. Giotto and the figure of St. Francis William R. Cook
    8. The Ognissanti Madonna and the Humiliati order in Florence Julia Miller and Laurie Taylor-Mitchell
    9. Giotto and his lay patrons Benjamin G. Kohl
    10. Reading the Arena Chapel Anne Derbes and Mark Sandona
    11. The legend of Giotto's wit and the Arena Chapel Andrew Ladis.

  • Editors

    Anne Derbes, Hood College, Maryland
    Anne Derbes is the author of Picturing the Passion Late Medieval Italy: Narrative Painting, Franciscan Ideologies, and the Levant. She has published on medieval art in journals such as The Art Bulletin, Speculum and Gesta.

    Mark Sandona, Hood College, Maryland
    Mark Sandona is a specialist in comparative literature and whose research concerns the iconography of moral abstraction in the Renaissance. He has collaborated with Anne Derbes on several publications, most recently an essay on Crusader manuscript painting.

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