Laurie Schneider Adams


Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance and Key Monuments of the Baroque

Westview Press, Icon Edition, 2000

A basic introduction to the major works of the Italian Renaissance

CONTENTS

Preface and Introduction: 14th-Century Precursors

1. Key Monuments of Fourteenth-Century Painting
2. The Florentine Renaissance: 1400-1440's
3. The Middle Decades of the Quattrocento
4. The Renaissance Ideal of the Dignity of Man
5. Leonardo, Botticelli, and Crosscurrents in Fifteenth-Century Florence
6. The High Renaissance in Florence and Rome
7. Julius II: Patron of Raphael and Michelangelo
8. High Renaissance Painting in Venice

Glossary, Bibliography, Index

Westview Press, Icon Edition, 2000

A basic survey of major Baroque works of art in western Europe

CONTENTS

Preface

1. Introduction to the Baroque
2. Baroque Architecture an Sculpture in Rome
3. Baroque Painting in Rome
4. Velázquez and the Court of Philip IV
5. French Baroque
6. Baroque Painting in Flanders and England
7. Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting I: Rembrandt
8. Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting II: Landscape, Still Life, and Vermeer
9. Late Baroque and Rococco

Glossary, Bibliography, Index

Selected Works

Art History
A one-semester introduction to the history of western art.
Combined volume A history of world art from prehistory to the present
An introduction to the methods of art historical analysis
A survey of Italian Renaissance art from the 14th through the 16th century
Two short introductions: one to Italian Renaissance Art and one to Baroque Art
A collection of essays on themes, style,and context in non-western art
Various psychoanalytic methods of interpretation applied to works of art and artists
A brief history of 19th-Century Western art
Art Appreciation
A lavishly illustrated, brief introduction to some of the most important topics in considering works of art
An introduction to works of art and architecture from the point of view of the artist and the viewer.
Art and Culture
An introduction to art in context for the general reader
A new biography of the mother of Lorenzo the Magnificent, Lucrezia Tornabuoni De' Medici
Art and Law
Six famous art trials, from Whistler to Rothko
Based on the cases of Robert Volpe, art crime detective in New York City during the 1970's
Humanities
Seven essays applying psychoanalysis to the humanities
A two-volume survey of the western humanities, including art, history, religion and myth, literature, philosophy, and science
For Children
How Alice Whipple became the proud owner of a boa constrictor and an esteemed member of the Peaches in the fourth grade

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