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The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca (Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization)

by James R. Banker

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Sansepolchro,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • della Francesca,,
  • Piero,,
  • Individual Painters - Renaissance,
  • Renaissance - History,
  • Art,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Italy,
  • Architecture,
  • General,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Medieval,
  • Piero,
  • Renaissance,
  • Painters,
  • Individual Artist,
  • 1416?-1492,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7634105M
    ISBN 100472113011
    ISBN 109780472113019

    Seeing the Piero della Francesca frescoes, the Legend of the True Cross, is a highlight of a visit to the Tuscan town of della Francesca was one of the top Renaissance painters and La Leggenda della Vera Croce (Legend of the True Cross) is considered to be his masterpiece and one of the top Renaissance artworks in Italy. Buy Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man by James R. Banker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    Like many artists of the Renaissance, Piero della Francesca did not limit himself to art. He is famous today for his paintings. But in his own day, he was equally well known for his mathematical theories. Piero, as he is known, was born about in Borgo San Sepolcro, a .   Piero della Francesca ((?)–) was born in the small settlement of Borgo Santo Sepolcro (now the town of Sansepolcro). He worked in various Italian artistic centres – Florence, Ferrara, Rimini, Rome, Urbina and Perugia – but always preferred to return to his native Borgo Santo Sepolcro or Arezzo, the chief town of the : MD Staff.

      Delve into the strange and intriguing composition of Piero della Francesca's 'Baptism of Christ' and learn more about this once forgotten, revolutionary painter with Caroline Campbell, Director of.   The Culture of San Sepolcro During the Youth of Piero Della Francesca. James R. Banker. 21 Jan Hardback. US$ Add to basket. Godliness and Governance in Tudor Colchester. Laquita M. Higgs. 30 Nov Hardback. US$ Add to basket. Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence. Philip Gavitt. 30 Nov Hardback/5(2).


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The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca (Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization) by James R. Banker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Banker draws an intimate portrait of life in Borgo San Sepolcro in the first half of the fifteenth century, looking for insights into Piero's development in the years before he arrived in Florence. Banker's mastery of unpublished archival materials and recent secondary literature is evident in each chapter.

Political, religious, and economic character of San Sepolcro, --Education in San Sepolcro: masters of grammar and the communal school through the s --Pleasures and burdens of patriarchal authority: the della Francesca family and Benedetto della Francesca as a renaissance Patriarch --Family of Benedetto and Romana della Francesca.

In The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca, James R. Banker digs deeply into previously undiscovered archival evidence to examine della Francesca's yet unstudied earliest works and their connections to his putative formation in 's historical investigation also moves beyond the biography of this influential Renaissance artist, integrating social and Cited by: 2.

James K. Banker The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp.; 1 ills.

Cloth $ (). Piero della Francesca (/ ˌ p j ɛər oʊ ˌ d ɛ l ə f r æ n ˈ tʃ ɛ s k ə /, also US: /-f r ɑː n ˈ-/, Italian: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska] (); c. – 12 October ), originally named Piero di Benedetto, was an Italian painter of the Early contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and geometer.

Nowadays Piero della Francesca is chiefly appreciated Born: c.Sansepolcro, Republic of Florence. Piero della Francesca Artist and Man James R. Banker. A biography of the fifteenth century master of perspective as man, artist, and scholar; Integrates the story of Piero's life with the chronicle of his artistic and mathematical achievements for the first time.

The great Piero book now is James Banker’s Piero della Francesca, Artist and Man. It is astonishing in many ways. Banker began simply as a historian studying the medieval commune of San Sepolcro, found Piero in that mix, and busied himself writing two books on the documentation, such as it /5(10).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Piero della Francesca: Artist and Man by James R. Banker at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving 4/5(2). An expert on the life and works of Piero della Francesca and Sassetta, two artists closely associated with San Sepolcro, his research has emphasized the role of lay religion in the lives of early Renaissance Italians, and the role of patrons, lay and clerical, in the paintings of both Sassetta and Piero.

The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ———. “Contributi alla cronologia della vita e delle opere di. Piero della Francesca.” Arte Cristiana 92 (): – Dabell, Frank, and J. Field. “Piero della Francesca.” In.

The cathedral in Sansepolcro contains a gilded polyptych of the Resurrection (14th century), attributed to Niccolo di Segna. The central figure of Christ stands in a pose so similar to Piero della Francesca's Ressurection in the Museo Civico, that many feel della Francesca must have studied this first.

Niccolo di Segna began his career in the workshop of his father, Segna di Buonaventura. The Roman Catholic diocese of Sansepolcro was a Latin rite see in Tuscany, central Italy.

It was erected inas the Diocese of (Borgo) Sansepolcro (Italian), though difficulties prevented the appointment of a bishop until On 30 Septemberthe diocese was suppressed and united with the Diocese of Arezzo and the Diocese of Cortona to form the Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro.

Piero della Francesca was buried in the Badia of Borgo San Sepolcro on 12 Octoberthe day when Columbus discovered America.

Piero della Francesca, Madonna del Parto (detail), detached fresco, cm, Museo della Madonna del Parto, Monterchi [3] Selected works. This lavishly illustrated book provides a fresh and challenging new perspective on the life and Work of Dürer.

he gave visual form to some of the most significant changes in Christian culture. The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca. Looking at the Renaissance. Product Details. DOI: /mpub 6. Piero della Francesca (rodným jménem Benedetto de' Franceschi známý i jako Pietro Borghese, neboBorgo San Sepolcro v Umbrii – říjnaBorgo San Sepolcro) byl italský renesanční malíř, teoretik umění a ní:Sansepolcro.

Revered in his own time as a "monarch" of painting, Piero della Francesca (/13–) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance. In earlyThe Frick Collection presented the first monographic exhibition in the United States dedicated to the artist.

It brought together seven works by Piero della Francesca, including six panels from the Saint’. Piero della Francesca (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpjɛːro della franˈtʃeska] listen (helpinfo); c.

– 12 October ) was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. As testified by Giorgio Vasari in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, to contemporaries he was also known as a mathematician and ality: Italian.

Piero appears to have been much in his native town of Borgo San Sepolcro from aboutand more especially afterwhen he finished the series in Arezzo. He grew rich there, and there he died, and in October was buried.

Two statements made by Giorgio Vasari regarding Piero della Francesca are open to much controversy. He says that Painter. Author of numerous articles on Renaissance themes, his books include Death in the Community: Memorialization and Confraternities in an Italian Commune and, most recently, The Culture of San Sepolcro During the Youth of Piero della Francesca ().

Quick Info Born June Borgo San Sepolcro (now Sansepolcro, Italy) Died 12 October Borgo San Sepolcro (now Sansepolcro, Italy) Summary Piero della Francesca was an Italian artist who pioneered the use of perspective in Renaissance art and went on to write several mathematical treatises.Piero della Francesca (Toszkána, Borgo San Sepolcro (ma Sansepolcro), körül – október ), a korai reneszánsz, az itáliai quattrocento festészetének mestere, matematikus és művészetelméleti író.

Festményeit a letisztult humanizmus, a geometrikus formák használata, és különösen a perspektíva és a rövidülések mesteri ábrázolása t: október ( évesen), Sansepolcro.The Culture of San Sepolcro during the Youth of Piero della Francesca.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ———. “Contributi alla cronologia della vita e delle opere di Piero della Francesca.” Arte Cristiana 92 (): – Dabell, Frank, and J.

V. Field. “Piero della Francesca.” In .