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Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance

Sarah Blake McHam

Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance

The Legacy of the Natural History

by Sarah Blake McHam

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • Renaissance Art,
  • Italian Aesthetics,
  • Renaissance Aesthetics,
  • Appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSarah Blake McHam
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6915 .M44 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25393851M
    ISBN 109780300186031
    LC Control Number2012028930

    below, in an early printed book of Pliny the Younger’s Letters. But to historians, it’s “marginalia.” On Nov. 12, reading historian Bill Sherman, Ph.D., professor of English at the University of York, delivered the fall Southwell Lecture on visual responses to texts, as expressed in the margins of more renowned medieval and Renaissance. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center.

    Pliny the Elder, Roman savant and author of the celebrated Natural History, an encyclopedic work of uneven accuracy that was an authority on scientific matters up to the Middle Ages. The work, which was largely complete by 77 CE, is divided into 37 books and covers such subjects as .   The book really should be called In the Shadow of My Uncle, however, since the younger Pliny, a lawyer, frustrated poet and writer of hundreds of letters, emerges as a bit of a bore. Dunn knits their lives together well and analyses the influence that they would have later on scholars from the Italian Renaissance to the English Romantic poets.

    and cross-cultural exchange leaves the Italian peninsula — and by extension Italian Studies — in the Mediterranean world. The idea emerging from the integration of the high culture of the Italian Renaissance into a larger history of cultural exchange is that the Renaissance owed a great deal to the exchanges between East and West. Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian - Sarah Blake McHam Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance: The Legacy of the "Natural History" New Haven: Yale University Press, Heinemann History Study Units Student Book THE - Heinemann History Study Units: Student Book. The Italian Renaissance Mantin Pet in Books.


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Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance by Sarah Blake McHam Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The most useful and ambitious book I have read is Sarah Blake McHam’s Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance. As much a work of reference as of narrative history, McHam’s book spells out more comprehensively than ever before the afterlife of Pliny’s histories of art."—James Hall, Times Literary SupplementCited by:   Pliny’s Natural History (A.D.

77–79) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists. Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and to see it as an incomparable source of prestige and pleasure.

In this magisterial book Sarah Blake McHam surveys. Pliny’s Natural History (A.D. ) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists. Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and to see it as an incomparable source of prestige and pleasure.

In Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian. Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance The Legacy of the Natural History (Book): McHam, Sarah Blake: "Pliny's Natural History (AD ) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists.

Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and. Pliny’s Natural History (A.D. 77–79) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists.

Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and to see it as an incomparable source of prestige and this magisterial book Sarah Blake McHam surveys Pliny. Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance By Sarah Blake McHamYale University Press, The foundation of Rutgers professor Sarah Blake McHam’s big new book ( heavy, oversized pages in a typically gorgeous Yale University Press production), Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance, rests on a very small part of an even bigger book, the Natural.

In Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance, Sarah Blake McHam surveys Plinys influence, from Petrarch, the first figure to recognize Plinys relevance to understanding the history of Greek art and its reception by the Romans, to Vasari and late 16th-century theorists.

Pliny and the artistic culture of the Italian Renaissance: The Legacy of the ‘Natural History’ by Sarah Blake McHam. Yale University Press (Inbooks), $ hb, pp, Sarah Blake McHam. Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance.

xiii + pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, $ 作者: McHam, Sarah Blake isbn: 书名: Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance 页数: 定价: $ 出版年: > 去"Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance"的页面.

In this book, Douglas Biow analyzes Vasari's Lives of the Artists - often considered the first great work of art history in the modern era - from a new perspective.

He focuses on key words and shows how they address a variety of compelling, culturally determined ideas circulating in late Renaissance. Pliny's dates are pinned to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 and a statement of his nephew that he died in his 56th year, which would put his birth in AD 23 or Pliny was the son of an equestrian Gaius Plinius Celer and his wife Marcella.

Neither the younger nor the elder Pliny mention the names. Their ultimate source is a fragmentary inscription (CIL V 1 ) found in a field in.

A sneak preview of some of the rich and magnificent images from ths magisterial book: Pliny's Natural History (A.D. ) served as an indispensable guide to and exemplar of the ideals of art for Renaissance artists, patrons, and theorists. Bearing the imprimatur of antiquity, the Natural History gave permission to do art on a grand scale, to value it, and to see it as an incomparable source of prestige and pleasure.

Nicely illustrated book, clearly knowledgeable about Renaissance manuscripts and early printed editions of Pliny's books on art as well as regarding the impact of Pliny on Renaissance writing and theory on art, but with an embarrassing lack of knowledge of scholarship written in any other language than English and, therefore, with many flaws and inaccuracies when it comes to works of ancient /5.

Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance is principally a textual study, and as such it often has more of an exegetical character than that of a more narrowly focused work of textual criticism.

McHam provides fulsome and careful summaries of the Renaissance primary sources she discusses, and although an experienced scholar of. Naturalis Historia Naturalis Historia, edition, title page. The title at the top reads: "Volume I of the Natural History of Gaius Plinius Secundus". Author Pliny the Elder Country Ancient Rome Subject Natural history, ethnography, art, sculpture, mining, mineralogy Genre Encyclopaedia, popular science The Natural History is a work by Pliny the Elder.

It is one of the largest single works. Sarah Blake McHam is the author of Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Loo /5(10). Peter Fane-Saunders’s book is an indispensable guide to the reception of Pliny’s Naturalis historia within the architectural theory and practice of Renaissance Italy.

As a systematic exploration of antiquarian literature and treatises as well as drawn and built architecture, this volume aims to compensate for a chronic lack of attention to Pliny’s treatise (77–79 CE) by architectural.

After the Renaissance, the villa appears beyond an Italian context as an architectural form revived and reimagined throughout western Europe and in other parts of the world influenced by European culture. The Villa Described in Literature The term villa designates several types of structure that share a natural setting or agrarian purpose.

Although Pliny's writings have been long recognized as a key source for Renaissance artistic practice, the degree to which Pliny's writings permeated the architectural culture of the period remains surprisingly unexplored. 2 Fane-Saunders redresses this shortfall by surveying the key significance of Pliny for Renaissance authors and practitioners.Sarah McHam, distinguished professor of art history, Rutgers University, a specialist in Italian painting and sculpture between andand author of Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance.

She will speak on the reception of Pliny’s hierarchy of materials in the Renaissance. Preview. The reflection of Pliny the Elder and his Naturalis historiae libri XXXVII in early modern culture and the visual arts is a frequently discussed topic in the discourse of the classical tradition in the last two decades.

In addition to the frequently cited monograph of Sarah Blake McHam (Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance: The Legacy of the Natural History.