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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.


Ainsworth, Maryan W., and Joshua P. Waterman. German Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1350–1600. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. 384 pp.; 315 color ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300148978)

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)

Bray, Xavier. Murillo: At Dulwich Picture Gallery. London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2013. 64 pp. Paper £11.99 (9781781300084)

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)

Casper, Andrew R. Art and the Religious Image in El Greco's Italy. University Park, PA: 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)

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)

Coonin, Arnold Victor, ed. A Scarlet Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Sarah Blake McHam. New York: Italica Press, 2013. 338 pp.; 117 ills. Cloth $40.00 (9781599102252)

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)

de Jong, Jan L. The Power and the Glorification: Papal Pretensions and the Art of Propaganda in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2013. 208 pp.; 31 color ills.; 93 b/w ills. Cloth $79.95 (9780271050799)

Desmas, Anne-Lise. Le ciseau et la tiare: Les sculpteurs dans la Rome de Benoît XIII, Clément XII et Benoît XIV (1724–1758). Collection de l'École française de Rome 463. Rome: École française de Rome, 2012. 471 pp. Paper €50.00 (9782728309405)

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)

Dunbar, Burton L., Robert Munman, and Edward J. Olszewski. Sixteenth-Century Northern European Drawings. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections (HMCDMC 2). Turnhout: Harvey Miller Publishers, 2013. 141 pp.; 7 color ills.; 141 b/w ills. Cloth €110.00 (9781905375110)

Echinger-Maurach, Claudia, Achim Gnann, and Joachim Poeschke, eds. Michelangelo als Zeichner. Munster, Germany: Rhema, 2013. 454 pp.; 16 color ills.; 263 b/w ills. Cloth €75.00 (9783868870190)

Gaeta, Marcello. Giotto und die croci dipinte des Trecento: Studien zu Typus, Genese und Rezeption. Tholos – Kunsthistorische Studien Band 6. Munster, Germany: Rhema, 2013. 632 pp.; 96 color ills.; 514 b/w ills. Cloth €108.00 (9783868870121)

Galand, Alexandre. The Flemish Primitives VI: The Bernard van Orley Group. Catalogue of Early Netherlandish Painting: Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2013. 446 pp.; 273 color ills.; 102 b/w ills. Cloth €130.00 (9782503545752)

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)

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)

Goldstein, Claudia. Pieter Bruegel and the Culture of the Early Modern Dinner Party. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 188 pp.; 69 b/w ills. Cloth $99.95 (9780754667322)

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)

Hall, Marcia B., and Tracy E. Cooper, eds. The Sensuous in the Counter-Reformation Church. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 322 pp.; 76 b/w ills. Cloth $99.00 (9781107013230)

Hansen, Morten Steen. In Michelangelo's Mirror: Perino del Vaga, Daniele da Volterra, Pellegrino Tibaldi. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. 236 pp.; 42 color ills.; 109 b/w ills. Cloth $94.95 (9780271056401)

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)

Jacobs, Fredrika. Votive Panels and Popular Piety in Early Modern Italy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 248 pp.; 8 color ills.; 66 b/w ills. Cloth $99.00 (9781107023048)

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)

Keene, Bryan C. Gardens of the Renaissance. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2013. 100 pp.; 64 color ills. Cloth $19.95 (9781606061435)

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)

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

Marandel, J. Patrice, ed. Caravaggio and His Legacy. Exh. cat. Los Angeles and Munich: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Prestel Verlag, 2012. 174 pp.; 180 color ills. Cloth $39.95 (9783791352305)

Marciari, John, and Suzanne Boorsch. Francesco Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena. New Haven: Yale University Press and Yale University Art Gallery, 2013. 256 pp.; 194 color ills.; 13 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300135480)

Martens, Maximiliaan, and Annick Born. Van Eyck in Detail. Antwerp: Ludion, 2013. 256 pp.; 250 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9781419707520)

McCall, Timothy, Sean Roberts, and Giancarlo Fiorenza, eds. Visual Cultures of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe. Early Modern Studies 11. Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2013. 300 pp.; 73 ills. Paper $49.95 (9781612480923)

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)

Motture, Peta, Emma Jones, and Dimitrios Zikos, eds. Carvings, Casts and Collectors: The Art of Renaissance. London: V&A Publishing, 2013. 384 pp.; 170 color ills. Cloth £30.00 (9781851776405)

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)

Paolozzi Strozzi, Beatrice, and Marc Bormand, eds. The Springtime of the Renaissance: Sculpture and the Arts in Florence 1400–60. Exh. cat. Florence: Mandragora, 2013. 552 pp.; 406 color ills.; 44 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9788874611867)

Pestilli, Livio. Paolo de Matteis: Neapolitan Painting and Cultural History in Baroque Europe. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 502 pp.; 108 color ills.; 112 b/w ills. Cloth $112.46 (9781409446200)

Ribouillault, Denis. Rome en ses jardins: Paysage et pouvoir au XVIe siècle. L'Art et l'Essai. Paris: Le comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques and Institut national d'histoire de l'art, 2013. 400 pp. Paper €38.00 (9782735507948)

Schlitt, Melinda, ed. Gifts in Return: Essays in Honour of Charles Dempsey. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2012. 485 pp.; 52 color ills.; 44 b/w ills. $29.50 (9780772721303)

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)

Spicer, Joaneath, ed. Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe. Exh. cat. Baltimore: Walters Art Museum, 2012. 143 pp.; 122 color ills. $25.00 (9780911886788)

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)

Van Duzer, Chet. Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps. London: British Library, 2013. 144 pp.; 115 color ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780712358903)

Weigel, Thomas, and Joachim Poeschke, eds. Leitbild Tugend: Die Virtus-Darstellungen in italienischen Kommunalpalästen und Fürstenresidenzen des 14. bis 16. Jahrhunderts. Munster, Germany: Rhema, 2013. 420 pp.; 26 color ills.; 189 b/w ills. Cloth €58.00 (9783868870053)

Wengraf, Patricia. Renaissance & Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection. Exh. cat. London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2014. 371 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)

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)

Wieseman, Marjorie E. Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure. Exh. cat. London: National Gallery Company, 2013. 72 pp.; 60 color ills. Paper $15.00 (9781857095678)

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