The Renaissance nude

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"An examination of the development of the nude as an artistic motif in the visual culture of Renaissance Europe, 1400-1530"--Provided by publisher.

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edited by Thomas Kren with Jill Burke and Stephen J. Campbell ; assisted by Andrea Herrera and Thomas DePasquale
  • Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2018]
  • ©2018
Physical Details
  • xiii, 417 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
9781606065846, 160606584X

  • "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition The Renaissance Nude, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from October 30, 2018, to January 27, 2019, and at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, from March 2, 2019 to June 2, 2019."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-407) and index.

  • Introduction: the Renaissance nude, 1400-1530 / Thomas Kren, Jill Burke, and Stephen J. Campbell -- Nudity and Christian art -- The nude and Christian art / Thomas Kren -- The expansion of secular themes -- From Venus to witches: the female nude in Northern Europe / Diane Wolfthal -- Painting Venus in the poetic tradition of the Early Renaissance / C. Jean Campbell -- Naked truth: humanism, poetry, and the nude in Renaissance art, 1400-1530 / Stephen J. Campbell -- Artistic theory and practice -- The body in artistic theory and practice / Jill Burke -- The Renaissance nude and the study of the antique / Davide Gasparotto -- The nude on the margins -- Beyond the ideal nude / Personalizing the nude -- "Here's looking at you" : ambiguities of personalizing the nude / Ulrich Pfisterer -- Epilogue 1: the nude in Northern Europe in 1530 / Epilogue 2: Michelangelo, the Sistine Ceiling, and the reception of the nude in Italy after 1530 / Thomas DePasquale -- Index
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