In this attention-grabbing ebook, Fra Carnevale—heretofore a mysterious, quasi-legendary figure—emerges as a well-defined and pivotal artist in Renaissance Florence. In proposing their case, the authors take the reader from the workshop of Filippo Lippi in Florence to Urbino, capital of Federico da Montefeltro’s duchy within the sector of the Marches. It was once a street such a lot memorably traveled through Piero della Francesca, who labored in Florence in 1439 and have become Federico’s favourite artist. This ebook exhibits that different lesser recognized artists like Fra Carnevale additionally took a similar path.
Among the numerous different artists—painters and sculptors—crucial to Fra Carnevale’s formation and mentioned during this quantity are Domenico Veneziano, Luca della Robbia, Pesellino, and Agostino di Duccio. Essays via Keith Christiansen, Andrea De Marchi, and Matteo Ceriana and a documentary appendix through Andrea Di Lorenzo and Matteo Mazzalupi remodel our wisdom of this fascinating second within the background of Renaissance art.
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