Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century

About the Author

Miklós Boskovits is professor of art history at the Università degli Studi di Firenze. David Alan Brown is curator of Italian paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Miklós Boskovits is professor of art history at the Università degli Studi di Firenze. David Alan Brown is curator of Italian paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

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Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century

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The Collection of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue

Written by Miklós Boskovits and David Alan Brown

Many of the Gallery's greatest masterpieces such as Leonardo's Ginevra de' Benci, Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi's The Adoration of the Magi, and works by Bellini, Sassetta, Perugino, Filippino Lippi, Botticelli, Carpaccio, Ghirlandaio, Domenico Veneziano, and Piero di Cosimo are featured.

Many of the Gallery's greatest masterpieces such as Leonardo's Ginevra de' Benci, Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi's The Adoration of the Magi, and works by Bellini, Sassetta, Perugino, Filippino Lippi, Botticelli, Carpaccio, Ghirlandaio, Domenico Veneziano, and Piero di Cosimo are featured.

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  • Hardcover
  • 778 pages, 153 color, 289 b+w, 9.625 x 11.25 inches
  • Published: 2004


Editorial Reviews

 "The virtue of the single-volume catalog...is its comprehensive compactness and its price--a third less than London's [National Gallery catalogue of 15th-century Italian paintings]. Academic, large public, and special libraries wanting to modernize their collections are advised to purchase."--Library Journal

 
"This examination of [the National Gallery's] 15th-century Italian paintings is a model of recent art historical research, conservation practices, and bibliography. The project has been blessed from the beginning with the participation of Miklós Boskovits of the Universitá degli Studi di Firenze, one of the foremost scholars in art history, assisted by the curator of Italian paintings at the National Gallery, David Alan Brown, and other scholars working in specialized areas of the field.... The 153 paintings are accompanied by excellent color reproductions, and 289 black-and-white photographs illustrate related materials.... The present catalog provides a thorough education for any student of 15th-century Italian painting. Highly recommended."--Choice