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With Burning Hearts: A Meditation on the Eucharistic Life
Henri J. Nouwen
1570755086
September 2003
Hardcover
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Duccio (Masters of Italian Art Series)
Andrea Weber
3829002459


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Quattro Cento Stones of Rimini: A Different Conception of the Italian Renaissance and Stones of Rimini
Adrian Stokes
0271022175
January 2002
Paperback
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Times Literary Supplement, December 20, 2002
"This reissue prints both texts and photographs in as generous as a format as the originals, with illuminating introductory essays."

Book Description
Written as parts of an incomplete trilogy, The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini mark a crossroads in the transition from late Victorian to Modernist conceptions of art, especially sculpture and architecture. Stokes continued, even extended, John Ruskin’s and Walter Pater’s belief that art is essential to the individual’s proper psychological development but wove their teaching into a new aesthetic shaped by his experience of psychoanalysis with Melanie Klein and recent innovations in literature, dance, and the visual arts. Few writers have been able to invoke the material presence of...


The Renaissance in the Fields
Duccio Balestracci
027101878X
Apr 1999
Hardcover
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Language Notes
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian


The Renaissance in the Fields: Family Memoirs of a Fifteenth-Century Tuscan Peasant
Duccio Balestracci
0271018798
April 1999
Textbook Paperback
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Language Notes
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.


Sienese Painting: From Duccio to the Birth of the Baroque
Giulietta Chelazzi Dini, et al
0810941848
September 1998
Hardcover
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Book Review
Sienese painting is often thought of in reference to the strikingly colorful and beautifully designed paintings of Duccio di Buoninsegna, Simone Martini, and the Lorenzetti brothers, from the dawn of the Italian Renaissance. This sumptuous book carefully traces that glorious early heritage. But it also extends its reach forward to about 1700 in order to include many later artists, with whom readers may not be as familiar, such as Rutilio Manetti, whose passionate style was radically altered after he came into contact with the revolutionary work of Caravaggio. The last chapters contain Baroque paintings of extraordinary color and warmth, such as Domenico Beccafumi's shadowy, sweet Annunciation. Nonetheless, it is the almost magically compelling early Sienese masters who dominate this volume. Lorenzetti's intricate Effects of...


Duccio Di Buoninsegna : The Documents (Issues in the History of Art)
Jane Satkowski, et al
0915977389
November 1, 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
Duccio di Buoninsegna, one of the greatest of the early Italian painters, was the father of the Sienese school. This volume draws together all the contemporary documentation concerning his life and works, all the notices of the painter in the Sienese chronicles, and both published and unpublished secondary sources to the middle of the nineteenth century. Concluding with a rich bibliography, this book will become the foundation for further scholarship and a means for teaching students to handle original documentary notices.

About the Author
Jane Immler Satkowski received her doctorate in medieval painting from the Universita degli Studi di Siena in 1982. She has been a staff member at Villa I Tatti, Harvard's Center for Renaissance Studies, in Florence, and has taught at the...


Duccio Di Buoninsegna (Library Great Masters)
Cecilia Jannella, Duccio
1878351184
December 1991
Paperback
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Alvaro Siza (Archipocket)
Alvaro Siza, et al
3823855808


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Architectural Science Review
"...clearly translated and competently translated." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Book Description
Alvaro Siza (1933) studied at the School of Architecture of the University of Oporto. Between 1955 and 1958 he worked in the studio of Fernando Tavora. he embarked on his professional career with the Boa Nova Restaurant (Leca da Palmeira, 1963). In this initial phase, his works combined modern typology with the vernacular tradition. Nonetheless, he constantly returns to clear volumes, like the great white parallellepiped of Avelino Duarte House (Ovar, 1985), which brings together all his earlier experience of housing typologies, including his major intervention in this area Quinta da Malagueira (Evora, 1977). Since the eighties, he has...


100 Great Paintings: Duccio to Picasso : European Paintings from the 14th to the 20th Century
Dillian Gordon
0295968885


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The Metropolitan Duccio.(Notebook)(Critical Essay) : An article from: New Criterion [HTML]
Marco Grassi
B000ALNT70
February 1, 2005
Digital
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Book Description
This digital document is an article from New Criterion, published by Thomson Gale on February 1, 2005. The length of the article is 2113 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Book Review Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.Citation Details
Title: The Metropolitan Duccio.(Notebook)(Critical Essay)
Author: Marco Grassi
Publication: New Criterion (Magazine/Journal)
Date: February 1, 2005
Publisher: Thomson Gale
Volume: 23 Issue: 6 Page: 77(4)Article Type: Critical EssayDistributed by Thomson Gale

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Occupations in the Tourist Sector: A Comparative Analysis in Nine Community States
Duccio Guerra, et al
9282683672
January 1994
Hardcover
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