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Portrait medals of Italian artists of the renaissance.

Hill, George Francis Sir

Portrait medals of Italian artists of the renaissance.

by Hill, George Francis Sir

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Published by P. L. Warner, publisher to the Medici society, limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artists -- Italy -- Portraits,
  • Medals -- Italy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated and described, with an introductory essay on the Italian medal, by G. F. Hill.
    ContributionsMedici Society.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14463569M
    OCLC/WorldCa1703995

    Bronze, extremely fine contemporary striking. 40 mm diameter. Obverse Bust to right, a portrait of Domenico Fontana, bearded, wearing a doublet, a ruff, and a medal suspended from a chain. Around, DOMINIC. FONTANA CIV. RO. COM. PALAT. ET EQ. AVR. (Domenico Fontana, Roman citizen, count of the Palatine, and knight of the Aurelian). Beaded border. Reverse Four .   Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance by An Introduction to "Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal" Stephen K. Scher * Giovanni Bernardi and the Question of Medal Attributions in Sixteenth Century Italy, Philip Attwood * Changing Patterns of Antiquarianism in the Imagery of the Italian Renaissance Author: Stephen K. Scher.

      We learned that the Italian Renaissance painter Pisanello is considered the inventor of the portrait medal as an art form, and among the many examples on display was his impression of Leonello d. Renaissance artists ended in the late 14th century (~) and includes famous painters and sculptors.. Each artist is listed with their dates, place of birth, some places that they worked, their media (the type of artwork that they made), one or two most famous works and some art galleries where their works can be seen.

    A study of the portrait medals as manifesto for the humanist cult of personal fame and as a vehicle for the finest artists of the age. This is a huge book, with nearly illustrations. An excellent book that gives us impressive details about the work of art which defines the Renaissance period. Placing himself in multiple angles to take a look at the artists'personal lives within the context of specific societal patterns, Hartt offers us more than enchanting images/5.


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Portrait medals of Italian artists of the renaissance. London, P.L. Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Francis Hill, Sir; Medici Society. Details about Portrait Medals of Italian Artists of the Renaissance by G.F.

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Full text of "Portrait medals of Italian artists of the Renaissance" See other formats. Excerpt from Portrait Medals of Italian Artists of the Renaissance: Illustrated and Described, With an Introductory Essay on the Italian Medal The acknowledgments which must now be made seem long out of all proportion to a book of such slight dimensions and small importance as this; but the process of obtaining casts of the rarer medals has Author: George Francis Hill.

: Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance (Garland Studies in the Renaissance) (): Scher, Stephen K., Scher, Stephen K.: 5/5(1). Portrait medals of Italian artists of Portrait medals of Italian artists of the renaissance.

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Pages: The medals for the London Summer Olympics are the largest ever, reflecting a trend for increasing size in Olympic medals. Medals as art. The first well-known great artist to create medals was the Italian painter Antonio Pisano, also known as Pisanello, who modelled and cast a number of portrait medals of princes and scholars in the s.

(Garland Studies in the Renaissance.) London and New York: Garland Publishing, pp. index. $ ISBN: In this most recent collection of essays on the Renaissance portrait medal, twelve leading international scholars explore topics ranging from monographic investigations of fifteenth-century Italian artists to the theoretical codification of.

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See more ideas about Renaissance, Bronze and Italian renaissance pins. Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to represent a specific human term 'portrait painting' can also describe the actual painted portrait. Portraitists may create their work by commission, for public and private persons, or they may be inspired by admiration or affection for the subject.

This study of the portraiture of women during the Italian Renaissance seeks to interpret the function of portraiture, the developments of the practice, and the idealization and profile position of the sitter as they relate to the status of women in Italian Renaissance society.

Data to conduct this study were collected using literature by artAuthor: Rachel D Masters. Buy Portrait Medals of Italian Artists of the Renaissance: Illustrated and Described With An Introductory Essay on the Italian Medal by George Francis Hill (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Francis Hill.

If the Italian Renaissance is defined by its embrace of the human form in art, so too does it make sense that the portrait medal would emerge in Italy, with many examples sculpted by notable artists.

After seeing Alessandro Cesati’s medal of Paul III, completed inMichelangelo is said to have remarked that one “could not see anything. Italian painter, draughtsman and medallist.

His richly decorative frescoes, courtly and elegant painted portraits and highly original portrait medals made him one of the most popular artists of the day.

He travelled extensively and worked for several Italian courts, at Mantua, Ferrara, Pavia, Milan and Naples. David is often credited with the nineteenth-century revival of cast bronze portrait medals, a genre invented during the Renaissance. Owing to the larger size and single-sided compositions of David’s examples, they are usually called medallions.

Over a period of roughly forty years, the sculptor used the medallic form to produce a portable pantheon of some five hundred.

Leon Battista Alberti Self-Portrait, c. Bronze, x cm (7 15/16 x 5 5/ in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Samuel H. Kress Collection. Portrait medals developed out of a desire to achieve fame and immortality. In early renaissance Italy a new awareness of the self and individualism developed, stressing the importance of personal fame and virtue.

Man’s uniqueness was expressed through. Aurenhammer, Hans. "Liberalitas: The Image of a Friendly Virtue as a Hidden Self-Portrait in Leon Battista Alberti's Della pittura." In Renaissance Love: Eros, Passion, and Friendship in Italian Art around Edited by Jeanette Kohl, Marianna Koos, and Adrian W.B.

Randolph. Berlin,esp. fig. 3,   The authors address different portrait types, styles, techniques, and iconographies, and discuss the connections between painting and sculpture and portrait medals.

This stunning book also addresses the evolution of the full-length portrait and the “anti-ideal” in counter-portraits, which depict court jesters and dwarves. Alberti's bronze medallion is the first known medal self-portrait inscribed by its artist, and has long been regarded as a symbol of the Renaissance itself.

Yet what a curious work it is!(27 cm), xvii (3), 92 (4) pp., plus colour frontispiece and 32 monochrome collotype plates, each with tissue guardsheet.

Publisher’s green cloth, lettered; printed dust jacket (Brodart dust jacket protector). - Catalogue of 67 contemporary medals with portraits of Italian artists of the Renaissance; “They often represent our only opportunity of knowing what the features of the .The first major survey in America on the art of the Renaissance portrait medal, on display in the Garden Court.

The exhibition was co-organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and The Frick Collection and included more than of the most important and beautiful medals from the major European centers of production: Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and .