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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.


Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy. Exh. cat. London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2014. 224 pp.; Many color ills. Cloth $55.00 (9781781300268)

Avcioglu, Nebahat, and Emma Jones, eds. Architecture, Art and Identity in Venice and its Territories, 1450–1750: Essays in Honour of Deborah Howard. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2013. 326 pp.; 16 color ills.; 72 b/w ills. Cloth £70.00 (978-1-4724-1082-5)

Baker, Nicholas Scott. The Fruit of Liberty: Political Culture in the Florentine Renaissance, 1480–1550. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. 382 pp.; 22 b/w ills. Cloth $49.95 (9780674724525)

Barbour, Daphne, and E. Melanie Gifford, eds. Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History. Volume 1: Renaissance Masterworks, Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2013. 200 pp.; 193 color ills. Paper $60.00 (9780300197426)

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)

Borys, Ann Marie. Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Chorography of Early Modern Architecture. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 234 pp.; 92 b/w ills. Cloth £54.00 (978-1-4094-5580-6)

Bull, Malcolm. Inventing Falsehood, Making Truth: Vico and Neapolitan Painting. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. 160 pp.; 31 b/w ills. Cloth $24.95 (9780691138848)

Burda-Stengel, Felix. Andrea Pozzo and Video Art. Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts Series, Vol. 8. Philadelphia: Saint Joseph’s University Press, 2013. 179 pp.; 95 ills. Cloth $70.00 (978-0-916101-78-7)

Campbell, Erin, Stephanie Miller, and Elizabeth Consavari, eds. The Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior, 1400–1700: Objects, Spaces, Domesticities. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2013. 282 pp.; 21 b/w ills. Cloth £65.00 ( 978-1-4094-6811-0)

Careri, Giovanni. La torpeur des Ancêtres: Juifs et chrétiens dans la chapelle Sixtine. Histoire et ses représentations, 8. Paris: Éditions de l'EHESS, 2013. 328 pp. Paper €36.00 (9782713223839)

Carmen, Charles H. Leon Battista Alberti: Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 218 pp.; 5 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Cloth $104.95 (978-1-4724-2923-0)

Casper, Andrew R. Art and the Religious Image in El Greco's Italy. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2014. 236 pp.; 34 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. $79.95 (9780271060545)

Cast, David J., ed. The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014. 354 pp.; 32 b/w ills. Cloth $85.00 ( 978-1-4094-0847-5)

Cavallo, Sandra, and Tessa Storey. Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 448 pp.; 0 ills. Cloth $99.00 (9780199678136)

Chai, Jean Julia, ed. Idea of the Temple of Painting: Giovan Paolo Lomazzo. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. 276 pp. Cloth $74.95 (978-0-271-05953-2)

Christiansen, Keith. Piero della Francesca: Personal Encounters. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. 96 pp.; 50 color ills. Paper $19.95 (9780300199468)

Colantuono, Anthony, and Steven Ostrow, eds. Critical Perspectives on Roman Baroque Sculpture. University Park: Penn 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)

Connors, Joseph, and Louis A. Waldman, eds. Bernard Berenson: Formation and Heritage. Cambridge, Ma.: Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, 2014. 440 pp. Paper $40.00 (9780674427853)

Coonin, A. Victor. From Marble to Flesh: The Biography of Michelangelo's David. Florence: The Florentine Press, 2014. 272 pp.; 140 color ills. Paper $35.00 (9788897696025)

Cooper, Donal, and Janet Robson. The Making of Assisi: The Pope, the Franciscans, and the Painting of the Basilica. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. 296 pp.; 134 color ills.; 60 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300195712)

Dixon, Laurinda. The Dark Side of Genius: The Melancholic Persona in Art, ca. 1500–1700. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2013. 264 pp.; 62 color ills.; 77 b/w ills. Cloth $89.95 (978-0-271-05935-8)

Dow, Douglas N. Apostolic Iconography and Florentine Confraternities in the Age of Reform. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 240 pp.; 5 color ills.; 80 b/w ills. Cloth £60.00 (978-1-4094-4054-3)

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)

Falciani, Carlo, and Antonio Natali, eds. Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino: Diverging Paths of Mannerism. Exh. cat. Florence: Mandragora, 2014. Paper €45.00 (978-88-7461-220-8)

Georgievska-Shine, Aneta, and Larry Silver. Rubens, Velázquez, and the King of Spain. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 362 pp.; 48 color ills.; 112 b/w ills. Cloth £70.00 ( 978-1-4094-6233-0)

Gill, Meredith J. Angels and the Order of Heaven in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 0 ills. Cloth $120.00 (9781107027954)

Goldfarb, Hilliard, ed. Art and Music in Venice: From the Renaissance to the Baroque. Exh. cat. Montreal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2013. 240 pp.; 200 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300197921)

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)

Griener, Pascal, and Oskar Bätschmann. Hans Holbein. Second Edition. London: Reaktion Books, 2014. 352 pp.; 85 color ills.; 203 b/w ills. Paper $29.00 (9781780232324)

Hiller, Diana. Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c. 1350–1490. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 256 pp.; 8 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Cloth £60.00 (978-1-4094-6206-4)

Holmes, Megan. The Miraculous Image in Renaissance Florence. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. 396 pp.; 80 color ills.; 178 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300176605)

Hourihane, Colum, ed. Manuscripta Illuminata: Approaches to Understanding Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts. The Index of Christian Art: Occasional Papers. Princeton: Index of Christian Art, Princeton University, 2014. 287 pp.; 168 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paper $35.00 (978-0-9837537-3-5 )

Jonckheere, Koenraad, ed. Michiel Coxcie, 1499–1592, and the Giants of His Age. Trans. Michael Hoyle and Imogen Forster. Exh. cat. London and Turnhout: Harvey Miller in association with Brepols, 2013. 208 pp.; 178 color ills. Cloth $99.96 (9781909400146)

Jonckheere, Koenraad, ed. Michiel Coxcie: De Vlaamse Rafaël. Exh. cat. Leuven: Davidsfonds Uitgeverij and M – Museum Leuven, 2013. 128 pp.; 89 color ills. Paper € 19.95 (9789063066598)

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

Kahng, Eik, ed. Delacroix and the Matter of Finish. Exh. cat. Santa Barbara: The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2013. 168 pp.; 130 color ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780300199444)

Krasznahorkai, László. The Bill: For Palma Vecchio, at Venice. Sylph Editions - The Art Monographs. London: Sylph Editions, 2014. 32 pp.; 12 color ills. Paper $15.00 (9780956992093)

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)

Lincoln, Evelyn. Brilliant Discourse: Pictures and Readers in Early Modern Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 304 pp.; 10 color ills.; 120 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300204193)

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)

Mann, Judith, and Babette Bohn. Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master of Color and Line. Exh. cat. New Haven and St. Louis: Yale University Press and Saint Louis Art Museum, 2012. 376 pp.; 214 color ills.; 46 b/w ills. Cloth

Marshall, Melanie L., Linda L. Carroll, and Katherine A. Mciver, eds. Sexualities, Textualities, Art and Music in Early Modern Italy: Playing with Boundaries. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 258 pp.; 22 b/w ills. Cloth $104.95 (978-1-4094-6468-6)

The First Treatise on Museums: Samuel Quiccheberg’s Inscriptiones, 1565. Trans. Mark Meadow and Bruce Robertson. Texts and Documents. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2014. 188 pp.; 8 color ills.; 17 b/w ills. Paper $30.00 (9781606061497)

Meakin, H.L. The Painted Closet of Lady Anne Bacon Drury. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 410 pp.; 64 color ills.; 31 b/w ills. Cloth £75.00 (978-0-7546-6397-3)

Nichols, Tom. Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance. London: Reaktion Books, 2013. 336 pp.; 100 color ills.; 70 b/w ills. Cloth $79.00 (9781780231860)

Olson, Todd. Caravaggio's Pitiful Relics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 260 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780300190137)

Pauwels, Yves. L’Architecture et le livre en France a la Renaissance-Une magnifique decadence? Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2013. 430 pp. (9782812408625)

Pericolo, Lorenzo, and David M. Stone, eds. Caravaggio: Reflections and Refractions. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 392 pp.; 15 color ills.; 109 b/w ills. Cloth $129.95 (978-1-4094-0684-6)

Sauerländer, Willibald. The Catholic Rubens: Saints and Martyrs. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2014. 312 pp.; 76 color ills.; 33 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (978-1-60606-268-5)

Schraven, Minou. Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration. Visual Culture in Early Modernity. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. 338 pp.; 51 b/w ills. Cloth (978-0-7546-6524-3)

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)

Standring, Timothy, and Martin Clayton. Castiglione: Lost Genius. The Royal Collecton, 2013. 176 pp.; 138 color ills. Cloth $55.00 (9781905686773)

Straussman-Pflanzer, Eve. Violence and Virtue: Artemisia Gentileschi's "Judith Slaying Holofernes." Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2013. 40 pp.; 19 color ills. Paper $15.00 (9780300186796)

Tamburini, Elena. Gian Lorenzo Bernini e il teatro dell'arte. Storia Dello Spettacolo Saggi, 20. Rome: Le Lettere, 2012. 354 pp. €32.00 (978-8860876218)

Unglaub, Jonathan. Poussin's Sacrament of Ordination: History, Faith, and the Sacred Landscape. Kimbell Masterpiece Series. Fort Worth, TX: Kimbell Museum of Art, 2013. 108 pp.; 86 color ills.; 5 b/w ills. Paper $16.95 (9780300195910)

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)

Vergara, Alejandro, and Anne T. Woollett, eds. Spectacular Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist. Exh. cat. Los Angeles and Madrid: J. Paul Getty Museum and Museo Nacional del Prado, 2014. 112 pp.; 0 ills. Paper $24.95 (978-1606064306)

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)

Wengraf, Patricia. Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection. Exh. cat. London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2014. 376 pp.; 250 color ills. Cloth $100.00 (9781907372636)

Weststeijn, Thijs, ed. The Universal Art of Samuel van Hoogstraten (1627‒1678) . : Painter, Writer, and Courtier. Amsterdam Studies in the Dutch Golden Age. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013. 296 pp.; 0 ills. Cloth £79.00 (9789089645234)

Wheeler, Katherine. Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture. Studies in Art Historiography. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 206 pp.; 19 b/w ills. Cloth (9781472418821)

White, Paul. Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc. in association with The British Academy, 2013. 350 pp. Cloth $110.00 (9780197265543)

Witham, Larry. Piero's Light: In Search of Piero Della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion. New York: Pegasus Books, 2014. 368 pp.; 18 color ills. Cloth $28.95 (9781605984940 )

On Antique Painting. Trans. Alice Sedgwick Wohl and Francisco de Hollanda. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. 312 pp.; 10 ills. Cloth $89.95 (978-0-271-05965-5)

Wood, Christopher S. Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape. Revised and Expanded Second Edition. London: Reaktion Books, 2014. 384 pp.; 70 color ills.; 150 b/w ills. Paper £17.95 (9781780230801)

Yeates, Amelia, and Serena Trowbridge, eds. Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities : Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. 264 pp.; 18 b/w ills. Cloth $109.95 (978-1-4094-5558-5)