Sienese Painting: The Art of a City-Republic (1278-1477) - World of Art (Paperback)Timothy Hyman (author)
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Perceptive visual analysis of the distinctive styles and conventions of Sienese painting is combined with clear explanations of traditional techniques such as fresco and tempera. The works are also placed in their social and religious context through discussion of Siena's system of government, its civic consciousness, the importance of the Franciscan movement and the cults of local saints.
An accomplished writer as well as a practising artist, Timothy Hyman brings breadth of knowledge and experience to this extensively illustrated book, brilliantly conveying his personal enthusiasm for Sienese art.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 210 x 150 x 15 mm
'A work of enthralled advocacy' - Tom Lubbock, The Evening Standard
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