Renaissance Medals: Volume One Italy (A Publication of the National Gallery of Art, Washington) by John Graham Pollard

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Medals from the Gallery's Samuel H. Kress Collection, previously published in a catalogue by G. Hill and J. Graham Pollard inare also examined. Volume 1 of the catalogue focuses on the Gallery's superb collection of Italian Renaissance medals, unique in their quality, number, and diversity.5/5(2).

This two-volume catalogue examines in depth these holdings, comprising more than eight hundred medals. Providing detailed technical information-including the alloy composition of each medal-drawn from careful research, observation, and analysis, Renaissance Medals breaks new ground in the scholarly literature of the field.5/5(1).

As a single-volume overview of contemporary scholarship on medals, Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal effectively supplements the proceedings from a symposium sponsored by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in (Graham Pollard, ed., Studies in the History of Art, vol.

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John Graham Pollard is the author of Renaissance Medals, Volume One ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Volume One of the catalogue focuses on the Gallery’s superb collection of Italian Renaissance medals, unique in their quality, number, and diversity.

Volume Two of the catalogue documents the Gallery’s collection of sixteenth century German medals, French baroque medals, and smaller, though no less significant, groups of Netherlandish and. Covers all of the large cast Florentine Baroque medals of the late 17th and early 18th centuries (such as the Cosimo Serristori medal by Soldani).

John Graham Pollard, "Renaissance Medals: Volume One: Italy" and "Renaissance Medals: Volume Two: France, Germany, The Netherlands, and England", A complete catalogue of all the medals in the.

Read this book on Questia. After a distinguished academic career encompassing more than forty years at Harvard, Cornell, and Columbia universities, nearly twenty years as executive director of the Renaissance Society of America, and approximately a decade in the governance of the American Historical Association, Eugene E.

Rice, Jr. has drawn to himself a wide circle of scholarly friends. Orders Monday through Friday, am to pm ET Outside the US, dial Visit The Gallery 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Military decorations, service awards, and medals are often mistakenly confused with one tion is a term for awards which require specific acts of heroism or achievement (such as the British Victoria Cross or American Silver Star), whereas a service award or campaign medal is awarded for serving in a particular capacity in a particular geographical area and time frame (such as.

Goethe's Italian Renaissance Medals. republication of an essay in the Jenaische Allgemeine Litetur-Zeitung, by J. Goethe and Heinrich Meyer. Introduction. "While the medals range from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries, examples from the Renaissance and Baroque periods constitute the strength of the museum’s holdings.

Of exceptional quality and rarity are five contemporaneous casts of Italian fifteenth-century medals, four by the painter and medalist Pisanello and one by Matteo de’Pasti. Renaissance Medals Vol. 1, Italy, and vol. 2, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and England Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, vol.

1, pp., b/w ills., vol. 2, pp., b/w ills, each $ One of the most distinctive of the new artis tic forms to Renaissance Medals: Volume One book in fifteenth-century It aly, the portrait medal was also one of the.

Medals of the Renaissance - G. Hill | Buy online on Trieste. English. Trieste Publishing has a massive catalogue of classic book titles.

Our aim is to provide readers with the highest quality reproductions of fiction and non-fiction literature that has stood the test of time. This process ensures that the reader of one of Trieste. One of the most magnificently bound offerings in the sale was a two-volume set of Hill’s opus A Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance Before Cellini.

The binding was spectacular, with. After an introduction on origins of the Renaissance medal, essays explore areas such as early manifestation of the portrait medal in Germany, the use of the impresa on 15th-century Italian medals, and the kinds of images chosen by early Renaissance princes to illustrate the bases of their power.

Includes b&w photos. Table of ContentsSeller Rating: % positive. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue is a project of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, to publish a comprehensive catalogue of the paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts in the gallery's collection.

The project was established in the early s and the first volume was on early Netherlandish art published in dust jacket with tiny chipping to laminate at extremities. The medals catalogued and reproduced in the present volume were assembled by Gustave Dreyfus (), an enthusiastic French collector of impeccable taste.

Recognized as one of the finest private collections of Renaissance medals in existence, they were purchased by the Kress Foundation and given to the National Gallery of Art.

Table of Contents An Introduction to "Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal" Stephen K. Scher * Giovanni Bernardi and the Question of Medal Attributions in Sixteenth Century Italy, Philip Attwood * Changing Patterns of Antiquarianism in the Imagery of the Italian Renaissance Medal, John CunnallyMark Jones * 'Un gran pelago': The Impresa and the Medal Reverse in Fifteenth Century.

In Sir George Francis Hill published The Gustave Dreyfus Collection of Renaissance Medals for the Duveen Brothers, Inc., only one year after his masterly Corpus of Italian Medals of the Renaissance before objects amassed by Dreyfus, among the finest collections of Renaissance medals ever privately assembled, would be purchased by the Samuel H.

Kress Foundation little more than. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding.

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This volume presents one of the most important private collections worldwide of Renaissance medals from the time of Albrecht Duerer. The medals provide a fascinating glimpse into the era of the Protestant reformation.

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Yet Loredan and his unknown draftsman, unaware of how they were benefiting future scholars, produced a graphic masterpiece of elegance and charm, a document of the highest importance for the study of Renaissance.

Renaissance Medals, Volume One: Italy. Renaissance Medals, Volume Two: France, Germany, The Netherlands, and England. John Graham Pollard An extensive cataloging of the holdings of the National Gallery of Art, mainly consisting of the excellent Kress Collection.

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A beautiful and sumptuously illustrated book presenting the highlights of Renaissance court treasures This grouping of medals represents the museum’s Renaissance, Baroque, and nineteenth-century highlights and illustrates the history of the art of the commemorative medal.

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German Renaissance Portrait Medals by Peter Volz and Hans Christoph Jokisch This volume presents one of the most important private collections worldwide of Renaissance medals from the time of Albrecht Dürer. The medals provide a fascinating glimpse into the era of the Protestant Reformation.

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The authors address different portrait types, styles, techniques, and iconographies, and discuss the connections between painting and sculpture and portrait medals.

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Renaissance Quarterly publishes interdisciplinary articles (twelve to sixteen a year) and reviews (about one hundred an issue) which cover the most important recent scholarly developments in Renaissance studies.

The journal's articles and reviews are written by authorities in the respective disciplines of history, literature, art, philosophy, music and other areas of study. Full text of "Renaissance Medals From The Samuel H.

Kress Collection" See other formats. Edgar Degas Sculpture brings to 19 the number of Systematic Catalogues released by the National Gallery of Art. Other volumes in the series and their publication dates are: French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century, Renaissance Medals: Volume I, Italy, Full List of Books by Price Return to home page The adoption form is sorted by themes, so while this listing by price is useful in case you have a certain price range that you are interested in, rather than topic, do be aware of the theme listed with each book, so .

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