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The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artist

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The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artist by Francis Ames-Lewis
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Regarded as artisans and craftsmen in the early 15th century, painters and sculptors acquired new status as "artists" within little more than a hundred years. Francis Ames-Lewis explores how Mantegna, da Vinci, Raphael, Durer and others gained intellectual respect and artistic autonomy from enlightened patrons by promoting the idea of the artist as a creative genius with a distinct identity and individuality.

Author Biography

Francis Ames-Lewis is professor of history of Renaissance art at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of Drawing in Early Renaissance Italy (0 300 07981 8, [pound]18.95*), available in paperback from Yale University Press.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
100 b-w + 50 color illus.
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
332
Dimensions
158x235x21
ISBN-13
9780300092950
Product ID
1822469

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