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Pollaiuolo brothers

Alison Wright

Pollaiuolo brothers

the arts of Florence and Rome

by Alison Wright

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollaiuolo family -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Pollaiolo, Antonio, -- 1426?-1498 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Pollaiolo, Piero, -- ca. 1443-1496 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-560) and index.

    StatementAlison Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6923.P6 W74 2005, N6923.P6 W74 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 575 p. :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17725425M
    ISBN 100300106254
    LC Control Number2004004100

    Detail, Antonio Pollaiuolo, Battle of Ten Nudes (or Battle of Nude Men), c. , engraving, /8 x /16″ / x cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Art historians disagree about whether the print depicts a particular scene from mythology or classical history, but some have suggested that it simply shows gladiators. The volume, starting from the celebrated and fascinating Portrait of a Lady from the Poldi Pezzoli museum in Milan, one of the greatest masterpieces of Florentine portraiture from the latter half of the 15th century, investigates the art of the Pollaiolo brothers: Antonio, a goldsmith, painter and sculptor, and the most famous of the three; Piero, a painter; and Silvestro, who died young and 5/5(4).

      Enrique Grau, Colombian artist (born Dec. 18, , Panama City, Pan.—died April 1, , Bogotá, Colom.), depicted Afro-Colombian and Indian figures in a style that helped define contemporary art in Colombia. He trained at the Art Students League in New York City and studied advanced techniques i. As Alison Wright writes in her book on the Pollaiuolo brothers: 'Niello work was a prime means for the demonstration of good disegno, consisting as it did in the inscribing of a design, usually figurative, onto a silver plate using a burin.

    Mimi Parent, (Marie Parent), French-Canadian painter and engraver (born Sept. 8, , Montreal, Que.—died J , Switzerland), participated in most of the major Surrealist exhibitions of the midth century, including the “Eros” exhibit in Paris; her masculine-feminine poster featured a tie fashioned from her own hair, set against a man’s suit lapels and white shirt. Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (c. – ), known as Sandro Botticelli (/ ˌ b ɒ t ɪ ˈ tʃ ɛ l i /, Italian: [ˈsandro bottiˈtʃɛlli]), was an Italian painter of the Early belonged to the Florentine School under the patronage of Lorenzo de' Medici, a movement that Giorgio Vasari would characterize less than a hundred years later in his Vita of Education: Filippo Lippi.


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Pollaiuolo brothers by Alison Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book considers the lives and work of two Pollaiuolo brothers; Antonio (around ) and Piero (). Their father was said to have been in the poultry trade - thus the name pollaio meaning hen coop.

The brothers ran one of the most advanced workshops in fifteenth century Florence and had the Medici family as patrons.5/5(1). The book provides the definitive account Pollaiuolo brothers book the Pollaiuolo brothers and their practices, a comprehensive list of their works (including some newly attributed), and a fully updated chronology.

Alison Wright is reader in Italian late medieval and Renaissance art in the Department of History of Art, University College, London. Famous for their new treatment of heroic, antique subjects and the depiction of the male nude in action, Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo ran one of the most successful and advanced workshops in fifteenth-century Florence.

This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated book reexamines the brothers’ careers and multifaceted work to present a fresh understanding of their contributions to the. In this monumental book on the Pollaiuolo brothers-Antonio and Piero-Wright (history of art, Univ. Coll., London) traces their development from Antonio's probable training in the workshop of Lorenzo Ghiberti through his patronage by Pollaiuolo brothers book Medici to the development with Piero of one of the most successful workshops in Florence and Rome, rivaling Pages: The lives of Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo --The formation of the "maestro di disegno" and Antonio del Pollaiuolo's work as a goldsmith --The earliest paintings and the "Labours of Hercules" --The development of secular subjects --Portraiture --Design and invention --The Florentine altarpieces --Painting for the city --Designing for the city.

This book considers the lives and work of two Pollaiuolo brothers; Antonio (around ) and Piero (). Their father was said to have been in the poultry trade - thus the name pollaio meaning hen coop. The brothers ran one of the most advanced workshops in fifteenth century Florence and had the Medici family as patrons.5/5.

The Pollaiuolo brothers: the arts of Florence and Rome by Alison Wright (Book); Antonio and Piero Pollaiuolo: complete edition with a critical catalogue by Leopold D Ettlinger (Book); Early Florentine designers and engravers: Maso Finiguerra, Baccio Baldini, Antonio Pollaiuola, Sandro Botticelli [and] Francesco Rosselli ; a comparative analysis of early Florentine nielli, intarsias.

Alison Wright, The Pollaiuolo Brothers. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, vii + pp. b & w, colour illus. £, $ ISBN 0‐‐‐4. Art historical monographs are by their nature problematic. If an author chooses a biographical approach, then they risk constructing a story in which the artist is credited with more control over their work and.

The above "Profile of a Woman" is a work of Piero del Pollaiolo, the brother of Antonio del Pollaiolo. Altarpiece for the Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal () - Fresco, San Miniato al Monte, Florence; Portrait of a Young Woman (c.

) - Poplar panel, 52,5 x 36,2 cm, Staatliche Museen, Berlin; The Saints Vincent, James and Eustace () - Tempera on wood, x cm, Uffizi, FlorenceBorn: c. 17 January orFlorence, Republic. The Pollaiuolo Brothers: The arts of Florence and Rome.

02 November iStock. Yale University Press £45 With Wright’s extraordinary book on the lives and work of two brothers working in Italy in the second half of the 15th century, Yale University Press again makes a strong claim to join this pantheon.

it is a central and. The Pollaiuolo Brothers: the Arts of Florence and Rome. By AHson Wright. incl. col. pis. + b. & w.?ls. (Yale University Press, New Haven and Lon don, ). ISBN Reviewed by LAURENCE KANTER Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York the middle decades of the fifteenth century in Florence witnessed profound changes in.

In her exemplary book, which began as a doctoral dissertation inAlison Wright provides a comprehensive examination of the Pollaiuolo brothers’ substantial artistic productivity in Florence and Rome during the second half of the quattrocento, contextualizing their working lives and era.

Although she adopts a traditional monographic approach to her subject, the author seeks to. The book provides the definitive account of the Pollaiuolo brothers and their practices, a comprehensive list of their works (including some newly attributed), and a fully updated chronology.

Special offers and product promotions. Amazon Business: For business Author: Alison Wright. The Pollaiuolo Brothers The Arts of Florence and Rome. by WRIGHT, ALISON. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Wright, Alison.

The Pollaiuolo Brothers: The Arts of Florence and Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, The book provides the definitive account of the Pollaiuolo brothers and their practices, a comprehensive list of their works (including some newly attributed), and a fully updated chronology.

The Pollaiuolo Brothers by Alison Wright,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The Pollaiuolo Brothers: The Arts of Florence and Rome. Famous for their new treatment of heroic, antique subjects and the depiction of the male nude in action, Antonio and Piero del Pollaiuolo ran one of the most successful and advanced workshops in fifteenth-century Florence.

Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists. Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuringartworks by o artists. Ettlinger’s Antonio and Piero Pollaiuolo: Complete Edition with a Critical Catalogue, is a discussion and catalog of the works of the fifteenth-century artist brothers.

Times Literary Supplement reviewer Gregory Martin called Antonio and Piero Pollaiuolo a “scholarly, well-produced monograph.” Achievements.

This artwork forms part of a group of profile portraits of women which were created by the Pollaiuolo brothers. Art historians attribute the more accomplished works in the group to Antonio and the others, including those portraits less known, to Piero.Alison Wright’s up-to-date, thorough, and generously illustrated study of the Pollaiuolo brothers is in print.

Her entry in Renaissance Florence on the Gallery’s painting is a convenient summary. Rolfe Humphries’s translation of the Metamorphoses is recommended. To access subscription-only articles, or for assistance with any of the below materials, please visit the Nolen Center Library.Pollaiuolo (pōl-läyo͞o-ô`lō), family of Florentine artists.

Jacopo Pollaiuolo was a noted 15th-century goldsmith. His son and pupil Antonio Pollaiuolo, ?–, goldsmith, sculptor, painter, and engraver, became head of one of the foremost Florentine workshops, with many pupils and assistants.

He was a great draftsman and may have been the first artist to study anatomy by dissection.