Integrating words and pictures, this is a family reference book on the Renaissance structured so that the individual themes of each spread make up a complete visual story and a self-contained module. On every spread there is a specially shot colour photograph of objects shown in real-life close-up
For nearly 300 years from the early 14th century to the middle of the 16th century a spirit of intellectual adventure and artistic experimentation now known as the Renaissance transformed Western art.Building on medieval developments skilled artists and learned scholars explored the culture of clasical antiquity and developed new artistic techniques. See how they used colour and light understand the importance they attached to harmony and admire the beauty they achieved through geometry and the logic of mathematics.A unique collection of artists' materials historical artefacts and contempory documents complement the superb colour reproductions in Renaissance bringing new insight to this fascinating period.
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