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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)

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)

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)

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)

Breazeale, William, and Victoria Sancho Lobis. Passion and Virtuosity: Hendrick Goltzius and the Art of Engraving. Exh. cat. San Diego: University of San Diego, 2013. 47 pp.; 23 color ills.; 2 b/w ills. Paper (9780976085461)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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.

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)

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)

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)

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)

Marshall, David R., ed. The Site of Rome: Studies in the Art and Topography of Rome 1400-1750. Melbourne Art Journal 13. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2014. 264 pp.; 379 ills. Paper € 128.00 (9788891306661)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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: 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)

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

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)

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)