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Jewels Of The Renaissance

Author : Yvonne Hackenbroch
ISBN : 161428203X
Genre : Art
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Renaissance jewels are among the most alluring manifestations of an age that experienced the widening of horizons, from the Old World to the New. This volume overflows with luxurious imagery expressing the boundless creativity and spirit of the Age of the Renaissance. Yvonne Hackenbroch relates the tales of the jewels, the artists, and the patrons who commissioned them.

Renaissance Jewels Gold Boxes And Objets De Vertu

Author : Anna Somers Cocks
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032830114
Genre : Art
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The exquisite and luxurious products of the court goldsmith-jeweller are the subject of this detailed and fully illustrated catalogue. The book provides a comprehensive account of the objets de luxe made during the Renaissance, throughout the eighteenth century and at the Russian court around 1900.

Magical Jewels Of The Middle Ages And The Renaissance Particularly In England 1922

Author : Joan Evans
ISBN : 076618224X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Contents: Magical Jewels and Gems in the Ancient World. The Earlier Christian Lapidaries. Lapidaries of Spain and the Nearer East. Western Mediaeval Lapidaries: Mediaeval Popular Lapidaries; Christian Symbolic Lapidaries; Mediaeval Scientific Lapidaries. Mediaeval Astrology: Lapidaries of Engraved Gems. Magical Jewels of the Middle Ages. The Renaissance: Lapidaries of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Magical Jewels of the Renaissance. The Age of Criticism: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Illustrated.

Italian Jewels Florence The Cradle Of Renaissance

Author : Travelling Wizards
ISBN : 9781447504344
Genre : Florence (Italy)
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COME AND ENJOY FLORENCE!Get to know her beauty, her charm, her history, and of course her secrets. Florence is truly an Italian Jewel.ABOUT TRAVELLING WIZARDS: For many people travel is a way of life. Many things make traveling attractive: the thrill of experiencing a new place, learning about a different culture, tasting international cuisine, creating unforgettable memories, strengthening language skills and building international friendships. Travel experiences can create more trusting, open-minded, confident and tolerant individuals. Travelling Wizards has had exciting travel experiences all over the Globe. They want to share it with open-minded and studious people, showing World's beauty. Enjoy Travelling Wizards' books.

Exhibition Of Renaissance Jewels

Author : Martin John Desmoni
ISBN : STANFORD:36105042943162
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Renaissance Jewels And Jeweled Objects

Author : Baltimore Museum of Art
ISBN : STANFORD:36105022889005
Genre : Art objects, Renaissance
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ISBN : OCLC:503786775
Genre : Art, Renaissance
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Renaissance Drama On The Edge

Author : Professor Lisa Hopkins
ISBN : 9781472405814
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Recurring to the governing idea of her 2005 study Shakespeare on the Edge, Lisa Hopkins expands the parameters of her investigation beyond England to include the Continent, and beyond Shakespeare to include a number of dramatists ranging from Christopher Marlowe to John Ford. Hopkins also expands her notion of liminality to explore not only geographical borders, but also the intersection of the material and the spiritual more generally, tracing the contours of the edge which each inhabits. Making a journey of its own by starting from the most literally liminal of physical structures, walls, and ending with the wholly invisible and intangible, the idea of the divine, this book plots the many and various ways in which, for the Renaissance imagination, metaphysical overtones accrued to the physically liminal.

The American Renaissance Reconsidered

Author : Walter Benn Michaels
ISBN : 0801839378
Genre : History
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The term American Renaissance designates a period in our nation's history when the literary "classics" appeared—works "original" enough to mark a beginning for America's literary history. But the American Renaissance, Donald Pease argues in his introduction, does not belong to the nation's secular history so much as it denotes a rebirth from it: "Independent of the time kept by secular history, the American Renaissance keeps what we could call global Renaissance time—the sacred time a nation claims to renew, when it claims its cultural place as a great nation existing within a world of great nations. Providing each nation with the terms for cultural greatness denied to secular history, the 'renaissance' is not an occasion occurring within any specific historical time or place so much as it is a moment of cultural achievement that repeatedly demands to be reborn." The American Renaissance Reconsidered examines this demand for rebirth in terms other than those ordained by the American Renaissance itself. In the seven pieces collected here it is reborn, not outside of, but within America's secular history, as the authors examine anew the period of the American Renaissance—and the period in which its history was written. Contributing authors are Eric J. Sundquist, Jane P. Tompkins, Louis A. Renza, Jonathan Arac, Donald E. Pease, Walter Benn Michaels, and Allen Grossman.

Western Decorative Arts

Author : National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
ISBN : 9780521470681
Genre : Art
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Catalog of the following works in the National Gallery of Art's collection of decorative arts: Chinese porcelains from the Qing dynasty, Persian and Indian rugs and carpets from the Peter A.B. Widener collection, two Chinese paintings from the 19th century and a 17th century Coromandel lacquer screen.

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