Creating the Divine Artist

An investigation of why Michelangelo first, and then many other, Renaissance artists and works were called "divine" by contemporaries, this study ranges from fourteenth-century praise of Dante to a variety of sixteenth-century habits of ...

Creating the  Divine  Artist

An investigation of why Michelangelo first, and then many other, Renaissance artists and works were called "divine" by contemporaries, this study ranges from fourteenth-century praise of Dante to a variety of sixteenth-century habits of courtly compliment.

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Creating the
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Patricia A. Emison
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: BRILL

An investigation of why Michelangelo first, and then many other, Renaissance artists and works were called "divine" by contemporaries, this study ranges from fourteenth-century praise of Dante to a variety of sixteenth-century habits of courtly compliment.
Creating the
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Patricia Emison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05-01 - Publisher: BRILL

An investigation of why Michelangelo first, and then many other, Renaissance artists and works were called "divine" by contemporaries, this study ranges from fourteenth-century praise of Dante to a variety of sixteenth-century habits of courtly compliment.
Creating the
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Patricia A. Emison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Books about Creating the "divine" artist
Creating the
Language: en
Pages: 469
Authors: Patricia A. Emison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Turning a skeptical eye on the idea that Renaissance artists were widely believed to be as utterly admirable as Vasari claimed, this book re-opens the question of why artists were praised and by whom, and specifically why the language of divinity was invoked, a practice the ancients did not license.
The Shaping of Art History
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Patricia A. Emison
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Penn State Press

In this provocative book, Patricia Emison invites the reader to consider and reconsider how past thinkers--from Pliny and Alberti to Freud and Fried--have conceptualized the history of Western art. What a book review attempts to be for a book, this extended essay attempts to be for several hundred years' worth