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Drawing and painting in the Italian Renaissance workshop : theory and practice, 1300-1600

Author: Carmen Bambach
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Drawing and Painting in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, Carmen Bambach re-assesses the role of artists and their assistants in the creation of monumental painting. Analyzing wall paintings and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Bambach
ISBN: 0521402182 9780521402187
OCLC Number: 40347545
Awards: Commended for Mitchell Prize 2000
Description: xxvii, 548 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: From Workshop Practice to Design Theory --
2. Processes, Materials, Tools, and Labor --
3. Traditions of Copying --
4. The Censure of Copying Practices --
5. The Splendors of Ornament. 11. Spolvero, Calco, and the Technical Virtuosity of Fresco Painting --
App. 1. The Sizes of Bolognese Paper as Incised on the Slab of Stone from the "Societa degli Speziali." 6. Toward a Scientific Design Technology in the Quattrocento --
7. The Ideal of the "Ben Finito Cartone" in the Cinquecento --
8. The "Substitute Cartoon" --
9. The Art of Disegnare --
10. Techniques of Stylus Incision. App. 2. Cartoon Transfer Techniques in Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling --
App. 3. The Escorial Embroideries: Concordance of the "Ben Finiti Cartoni" and Their "Substitute Cartoons."
Responsibility: Carmen C. Bambach.
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