Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Francesco di Giorgio.
“The new knocks at the doors of the old citadel of the traditions of church painting, and it enters, lively, agitated, moved with Francesco di Giorgio in the City of the Virgin, of St. Bernardino, of St. Catherine” (A. Venturi).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Francesco di Giorgio.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.