Behind the Picture, Art and Evidence in the Italian Renaissance. Martin Kemp.

Behind the Picture, Art and Evidence in the Italian Renaissance

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.

Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. x, 314 pp, with illustrations (about half in color), bibliography, index. Name written and note on front pastedown, very light wear to boards including 2 inch surface scratch to front cover; else clean and sound. Dust jacket has a two-inch cut to the front panel; otherwise very light wear. "Kemp provides us with an introductory text on Italian Renaissance art that brings the period alive through extensive quotations from original sources. Giving us access to a range of traditional and more recent concerns in art history through the application of various approaches to specific sets of raw material, the book will be an important and illuminating contribution to current debates in cultural history" (dust jacket).

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