About the Author
Stefano Zuffi is an art historian and the author of numerous books on the art of the Italian Renaissance, including Art in Venice (1999). He lives in Milan.
Illustrating 180 masterpieces by such artists as Botticelli, Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo, Zuffi uses individual paintings to explain key concepts in Renaissance painting, including “perpective," "the golden section," and "symbolism.” Each spread features large details of the works of art, and the book provides brief biographies of the major artists. This volume offers an accessible and affordable introduction to the art and culture of the Italian Renaissance.
- 9.5 x 6.75 inches
- 400 pages, 800 illustrations
- Published: 2010