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Author Thomas, Anabel.

Title The painter's practice in Renaissance Tuscany / Anabel Thomas.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, N.Y., USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  759.5509024 THOM    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  759.55 Tho    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 398 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [365]-381) and index.
Contents 1. The Renaissance art market -- 2. The Renaissance city -- 3. Setting up the business -- 4. Getting business -- 5. Doing business -- 6. Production of the merchandise: practical matters -- 7. Completion of the merchandise: payment -- 8. Completion of the merchandise: delivery -- 9. The workshop as a business enterprise -- 10. The workshop and stylistic development -- 11. The patron and connoisseurship -- 12. Epilogue.
Summary This unique and fully illustrated study of the painter's practice in Renaissance Tuscany focuses on paintings not only as art but also as products of a process of manufacture.
Subject Painting, Renaissance -- Italy -- Tuscany.
Painting, Italian -- Italy -- Tuscany.
Art patronage -- Italy -- Tuscany -- History -- 15th century.
Artists and patrons -- Italy -- Tuscany -- History -- 15th century.
Artists' studios -- Italy -- Tuscany -- History -- 15th century.
ISBN 0521445647 (hardback)
0521555639 (paperback)