Browse our Digital Catalog! Order toll free 1-800-395-2665 Order Status
Order toll free 1-844-734-8475

Italian Renaissance Maiolica

Elisa P. Sani.
Item #: D13286
Format: Hardcover
Pages/Publication Date: 176 / 2012
Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum
ISBN: 9781851777068
$55.00 $14.98
In Stock & Ready to Ship

Much as we associate the Italian Renaissance with grand architecture, massive murals, and sculptures, the era also produced the humbler but no less impressive art form known as maiolica, tin-glazed pottery. Used in everyday rituals of courtship, marriage, and death, these items range in style from folkish to ornate, and their unfading colors give these pieces a timeless quality. From the holdings of the Victoria & Albert Museum, the more than 200 illustrations here bring depth to our understanding of the Renaissance, and the book includes images from Piccolpasso's 16th-century manuscript Three Books of the Potter's Art, which clarifies how these highly valued objects were made.


Visit our Sister Sites:
Acorn Acorn signals Support Plus What on Earth
Virtual Catalog