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On painting and On sculpture. The Latin texts of De pictura and De statua [by] Leon Battista Alberti. Edited with translations, introduction and notes by Cecil Grayson.

; Grayson, Cecil ; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. English & Latin
[London] Phaidon [1972] .
ISBN 0714815527, 9780714815527

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
N7420 .A413 1972 Available Request
Visual Arts Collection (N-NX,TR) Lower Level
ND1130 .A483 Available Request
Lauinger stacks
N7420 .A413 1972 Available Request
V. Le Balze (Italy)
N7420 .A413 1972 Available Request
Standard Title De pictura. English & Latin
Other Title On sculpture.
Other Authors Grayson, Cecil.
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
Subjects Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
Peinture -- Ouvrages avant 1800.
Sculpture -- Early works to 1800.
Sculpture -- Ouvrages avant 1800.
Description viii, 159 pages illustrations 26 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This volume makes available the texts of two of his major works of artistic theory, which in part reflected and in part determined the practice of painting and sculpture and which are fundamental for the understanding of the theory and practice of Italian Renaissance art. In spite of their long acknowledge importance and frequent use, the texts themselves have remained comparatively neglected and not infreaquently misunderstood. -- Book Jacket.
Contents Preface -- Introduction. The texts. (a) De pictura ; (b) De statua -- The art of painting -- The art of sculpture -- Bibliography -- De Pictura: on painting. Letter to Filippo Brunelleschi ; Letter to Giovan Francesco Gonzaga ; Book I ; Book II ; Book III ; Notes -- De statua: on sculpture. Letter to Giovan Andrea de, Bussi ; Notes -- Appendix: Alberti's work in painting and sculpture -- Illustrations.
Genre Early works.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)579073
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472.
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