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The Renaissance: Studies in art and poetry

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4 out of 5
Based on 117 Ratings and 16 Reviews

Book Description
Oscar Wilde called this collection of essays the "holy writ of beauty." Published to great acclaim in 1837, it examines the work of Renaissance artists such as Winckelmann and the then neglected Botticelli, and includes a celebrated discussion of the Mona Lisa in a study of Da Vinci. The book strongly influenced art students and aesthetes of the day and is still valuable for the insights it offe... More
Book Information
PublisherFolcroft Library Editions
BindingUnknown Binding (24 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages238
ISBN-10084146846X
ISBN-13978-0841468467
Publication Date/1977
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About Walter Pater (Author) : Walter Pater is a published author. Some of the published credits of Walter Pater include Marius the Epicurean, Renaissance, Miscellaneous Studies: A Series of Essays, and Appreciations, with an Essay... more
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