In this interesting publication, Fra Carnevale—heretofore a mysterious, quasi-legendary figure—emerges as a well-defined and pivotal artist in Renaissance Florence. In proposing their case, the authors take the reader from the workshop of Filippo Lippi in Florence to Urbino, capital of Federico da Montefeltro’s duchy within the area of the Marches. It used to be a street such a lot memorably traveled by means of Piero della Francesca, who labored in Florence in 1439 and have become Federico’s favourite artist. This ebook indicates that different lesser recognized artists like Fra Carnevale additionally took an identical path.
Among the numerous different artists—painters and sculptors—crucial to Fra Carnevale’s formation and mentioned during this quantity are Domenico Veneziano, Luca della Robbia, Pesellino, and Agostino di Duccio. Essays by means of Keith Christiansen, Andrea De Marchi, and Matteo Ceriana and a documentary appendix by way of Andrea Di Lorenzo and Matteo Mazzalupi rework our wisdom of this fascinating second within the historical past of Renaissance art.
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