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By: DAVID ALAN BROWN
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS (IPS):
Seller ID: IM220886
Binding: HC w/DJ
Condition: *GOOD COND.GIFTINSCRIPTION*
This beautifully illustrated and exquisitely designed volume of paintings, sculpture, medals, and drawings celebrates the extraordinary flowering of female portraiture, mainly in Florence, beginning in the latter half of the fifteenth century. Included are many of the finest portraits of women (and a few of men) by Filippo Lippi, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Antonio Pollaiuolo, Botticelli, Verrocchio, and Leonardo da Vinci--whose remarkable double-sided portrait of Ginevra de' Benci, which departs notably from tradition, is the focus of special attention.
It was in Florence during this ...