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Author Bambach, Carmen.

Title Drawing and painting in the Italian Renaissance workshop : theory and practice, 1300-1600 / Carmen C. Bambach.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  759.5 BAMB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvii, 548 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-525) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: From Workshop Practice to Design Theory -- 2. Processes, Materials, Tools, and Labor -- 3. Traditions of Copying -- 4. The Censure of Copying Practices -- 5. The Splendors of Ornament -- 6. Toward a Scientific Design Technology in the Quattrocento -- 7. The Ideal of the "Ben Finito Cartone" in the Cinquecento -- 8. The "Substitute Cartoon" -- 9. The Art of Disegnare -- 10. Techniques of Stylus Incision -- 11. Spolvero, Calco, and the Technical Virtuosity of Fresco Painting -- App. 1. The Sizes of Bolognese Paper as Incised on the Slab of Stone from the "Societa degli Speziali" -- App. 2. Cartoon Transfer Techniques in Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling -- App. 3. The Escorial Embroideries: Concordance of the "Ben Finiti Cartoni" and Their "Substitute Cartoons"
Subject Art, Italian.
Art, Renaissance -- Italy.
Artists' studios -- Italy.
Artists' preparatory studies -- Italy.
ISBN 0521402182 (hardback)