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Renaissance/Baroque Art

All titles added within the past twelve months. For a list of book titles in this category 1998 to the present, click here.


Allen, Denise, Michael F. Cusato, Anne-Marie Eze, Joseph Godla, Charlotte Hale, and Susannah Rutherglen. In a New Light: Giovanni Bellini’s "St. Francis in the Desert." New York and London: D Giles Limited in association with The Frick Collection, 2015. 232 pp.; 180 color ills. Hardcover $55.00 (978-1-907804-39-7)

Baadj, Nadia. Jan van Kessel I (1626-1679): Crafting a Natural History of Art in Early Modern Antwerp. (Studies in Baroque Art) (Dutch Edition) Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015. 350 pp. Hardcover $150.00 (978-1909400238)

Barolsky, Paul. Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 250 pp.; 50 color ills.; 65 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780300196696)

Biow, Douglas. On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards. Haney Foundation Series Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 328 pp.; 56 ills. Cloth $55.00 (978-0-8122-4671-1)

Blum, Shirley Neilsen. The New Art of the Fifteenth Century. New York: Abbeville Press, 2015. 314 pp.; Many color ills. Cloth $85.00 (978-0-7892-1192-7)

Borchert, Till-Holger. Masterpieces in Detail: Early Netherlandish Art from van Eyck to Bosch. London and New York: Prestel Publishing, 2014. 496 pp.; 350 color ills. Hardcover $120.00 (978-3-7913-8109-1)

Brooks, Julian. Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2015. 264 pp.; 123 color ills.; 9 b/w ills. Hardcover $59.00 (978-1-60606-438-2)

Carmen, Charles H. Leon Battista Alberti: Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. 218 pp.; 5 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Cloth $104.95 (9781472429230)

Clifton, James, Liesbeth M. Helmus, and Arthur K. Wheelock Jr. Pleasure and Piety: The Art of Joachim Wtewael. Exh. cat. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 240 pp.; 170 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780691166063)

Colantuono, Anthony, and Steven F. Ostrow, eds. Critical Perspectives on Roman Baroque Sculpture. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014. 288 pp.; 110 ills. Cloth $84.95 (9780271061726)

Cole, Michael W. Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Art of the Figure. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 160 pp.; 20 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780300208207)

Decker, John R., and Mitzi Kirkland-Ives, eds. Death, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300–1650. Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. 280 pp.; 77 b/w ills. Hardcover $109.95 (978-1-4724-3367-1)

Eckstein, Nicholas A. Painted Glories: The Brancacci Chapel in Renaissance Florence. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 284 pp.; 50 color ills.; 100 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300187663)

Göttler, Christine, Bart Ramakers, and Joanna Woodall, eds. Trading Values in Early Modern Antwerp. Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 64 Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2014. 400 pp.; 180 color ills. Cloth $123.00 (9789004272156)

Gill, Meredith J. Angels and the Order of Heaven in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 372 pp.; 32 color ills.; 66 b/w ills. Cloth $120.00 (9781107027954)

Giusti, Eugenio L. The Renaissance Courtesan in Words, Letters and Images: Social Amphibology and Moral Framing (A Diachronic Perspective). Studi e Ricerche and Milan: LED Edizioni Universitarie, 2014. 96 pp.; 20 ills. Paperback $29.00 (978-8879166843)

Goldring, Elizabeth. Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art: Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I. New Haven and London: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in association with Yale University Press, 2014. 380 pp.; 100 color ills.; 111 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300192247)

Hirschauer, Gretchen A., and Dennis Geronimus, eds. Piero Di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: Lund Humphries Pub Ltd and National Gallery of Art, 2015. 240 pp.; 100 ills. Hardcover $40.00 (978-1848221734)

Hollein, Max, ed. Masterpieces from the Städel Museum. Exh. cat. London and New York: Prestel, 2015. 336 pp.; 322 color ills. Hardcover $65.00 ( 978-3-7913-5448-4)

Jones, Pamela. Reflections on Early Modern Southern European Art. Re-Views: Field Editors’ Reflections, caa.reviews College Art Association, 2014.

Kim, David Young. The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance: Geography, Mobility, and Style. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 304 pp.; 63 color ills.; 104 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300198676)

Kren, Thomas, and Kurt Barstow. Italian Illuminated Manuscripts . in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2015. 112 pp.; 96 color ills. Paperback $19.95 (978-1-60606-436-8)

Lasansky, D. Medina, ed. The Renaissance: Revised Expanded Unexpurgated. Periscope, 2014. 640 pp.; 50+ color ills. Paperback $35.00 (978-1934772256)

Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg. An Allegory of Divine Love: The Netherlandish Blockbook Canticum Canticorum. Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts Series, Vol. X. Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2014. 238 pp.; 207 color ills. Cloth $85.00 (9780916101794)

Lehmann, Ann-Sophie, Frits Scholten, and H. Perry Chapman, eds. Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek 62. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 296 pp. Hardcover $115.00 (9789004261396)

Locker, Jesse. Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 248 pp.; 99 color ills.; 17 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300185119)

Loh, Maria H. Still Lives: Death, Desire, and the Portrait of the Old Master. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 328 pp.; 131 color ills.; 18 b/w ills. Hardcover $49.95 (9780691164960)

Maier, Jessica. Rome Measured and Imagined: Early Modern Maps of the Eternal City. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 264 pp.; 12 color ills.; 84 b/w ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780226127637)

Marciari, John, Carmen Albendea, and Ian McClure. The Young Velázquez: “The Education of the Virgin” Restored. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 76 pp.; 40 color ills.; 7 b/w ills. Paperback $20.00 (9780300207866)

Olszewski, Edward J. Parmigianino's Madonna of the Long Neck: A Grace Beyond the Reach of Art. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2014. 400 pp.; 1 color ills. Paperback $50.00 ( 978-0871692696)

Partridge, Loren. Art of Renaissance Venice, 1400–1600. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015. 372 pp.; 100 ills. Paperback $39.95 (9780520281806)

Perlove, Shelley, and George S. Keyes Keyes, eds. Seventeenth-Century European Drawings in Midwestern Collections : The Age of Bernini, Rembrandt, and Poussin. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. 320 pp.; 181 ills. Cloth $150.00 (978-0-268-03843-4)

Randolph, Adrian W.B. Touching Objects: Intimate Experiences of Italian Fifteenth-Century Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 328 pp.; 50 color ills.; 70 b/w ills.; 120 ills. Cloth $75.00 (978-0-300-20478-0)

Randolph, Adrian W. B. Touching Objects: Intimate Experiences of Italian Fifteenth-Century Art. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, 2015. 328 pp.; 50 color ills.; 70 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300204780)

Rosen, Mark. The Mapping of Power in Renaissance Italy: Painted Cartographic Cycles in Social and Intellectual Context. Cambridge University Press, 2014. 318 pp.; 8 color ills.; 91 b/w ills. Hardcover $99.00 ( 9781107067035)

Schmidt, Benjamin. Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe's Early Modern World. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 448 pp.; 24 color ills.; 179 b/w ills. Cloth $85.00 (978-0-8122-4646-9)

Shephard, Tim. Echoing Helicon: Music, Art and Identity in the Este Studioli, 1440-1530. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 184 pp.; Few b/w ills. Cloth $49.95 (9780199936137)

Slive, Seymour. Frans Hals. New York: Phaidon, 2014. 400 pp.; 400 color ills. Cloth $125.00 (9780714867557)

Sluijter, Eric Jan. Rembrandt’s Rivals: History Painting in Amsterdam, 1630-1650. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2015. 486 pp.; 329 ills. Hardcover $210.00 (978-9027249661)

Solum, Stefanie. Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence : Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace. Visual Culture in Early Modernity Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. 314 pp.; 4 color ills.; 75 b/w ills. Hardcover $107.96 (978-1-4094-6203-3)

Verdi, Richard. Rembrandt's Themes: Life into Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 308 pp.; 60 color ills.; 170 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780300201536)

Verdon, Timothy, Daniel M. Zolli, Amy R. Bloch, Marco Ciatti, and Stefano Nicastri Nicastri, eds. Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral. London and New York: D. Giles Limited and Museum of Biblical Art, 2015. 200 pp.; 108 color ills. Hardcover $49.95 (978-1-907804-56-4)

Vergara, Alejandro, and Anne T. Woollett, eds. Spectacular Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist. Exh. cat. Los Angeles and Madrid: Getty Publications and Museo Nacional del Prado, 2014. 112 pp.; 88 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paper $24.95 (9781606064306)

Verstegen, Ian F. Federico Barocci and the Oratorians: Corporate Patronage and Style in the Counter-Reformation. Early Modern Studies, Vol. 14 Truman State University Press, 2015. 270 pp.; 35 ills. Hardcover $60.00 (978-1612481326)

Wüthrich, Von Lucas Heinrich. Matthäus Merian d.Ä.: Die Handzeichnungen. Berlin: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2014. 228 pp.; 100 color ills. Cloth €98.00 (978-3-7757-3556-8)

White, Arthur. Plague and Pleasure: The Renaissance World of Pius II. Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2014. 416 pp. Paperback $29.95 (978-0-8132-2681-1)

Woelk, Moritz, ed. The Magi: Legend, Art and Cult. Exh. cat. Chicago: Hirmer, 2015. 288 pp.; 200 color ills. Hardcover $59.95 (9783777422671)