Other available formats:
Looking for an examination copy?
If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching.
In this study, Marina Belozerskaya re-establishes the importance of the Burgundian court as a center of art production and patronage in early modern Europe. Beginning with a historiographical and theoretical overview, she offers an analysis of contemporary documents and patterns of patronage, demonstrating that Renaissance tastes were formed through a fusion of international currents and art works in a variety of media. Among the most prestigious were those emanating out of the Burgundian court, which embodied prevailing contemporary values: magnificence in appearance, ceremony and surroundings, chivalry inspired by Greco-Roman antiquity, and power manifested through ingenious ensembles of luxury arts. The potency of this 'Burgundian mode' fostered a pan-European demand for its arts and their creators, with rulers in England, Germany, Spain and Italy itself eagerly acquiring Burgundian art works. This interdisciplinary study of the Burgundian arts provides a new paradigm for further inquiry into the pluralism and cosmopolitanism of the Renaissance.Read more
- Revolutionary interpretation of Renaissance culture
- Numerous illustrations, many in color
- Cross-disciplinary and multimedia approach
Reviews & endorsements
"This book is important, thought-provoking and a wonderful addition to the scholarly literature."
Ingrid Alexander-Skipnes, University of Stavanger, International Journal of the Classical TraditionSee more reviews
"Rethinking the Renaissance is a treasue house, a true thesaurus, of facts and details pertaining to the production, patronage and reception of Bugundian arts in the fifteenth century."
Mark A. Meadow, University of California, Historians of Netherlandish Art
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: March 2012
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107605442
- length: 384 pages
- dimensions: 259 x 178 x 24 mm
- weight: 0.92kg
- contains: 87 b/w illus. 25 colour illus.
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. The legacy of Vasari
2. Through fifteenth-century eyes: the Burgundian dukes on the international arena
3. Perceiving value: the hierarchy of the arts and their uses
4. The politics of desire: Burgundian arts across Europe
5. Economics of consumption: art for the masses.
Find resources associated with this titleYour search for '' returned .
Type Name Unlocked * Format Size
*This title has one or more locked files and access is given only to instructors adopting the textbook for their class. We need to enforce this strictly so that solutions are not made available to students. To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account.
These resources are provided free of charge by Cambridge University Press with permission of the author of the corresponding work, but are subject to copyright. You are permitted to view, print and download these resources for your own personal use only, provided any copyright lines on the resources are not removed or altered in any way. Any other use, including but not limited to distribution of the resources in modified form, or via electronic or other media, is strictly prohibited unless you have permission from the author of the corresponding work and provided you give appropriate acknowledgement of the source.
If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.com
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email firstname.lastname@example.orgRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×