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Collectif, "Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes"

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Collectif, "Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes"

Collectif, "Italian Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes"
2022 | ISBN: 1588397106 | English | True PDF | 570 pages | 39.5 MB

The revival of the bronze statuette popular in classical antiquity stands out as an enduring achievement of the Italian Renaissance. These small sculptures attest to early modern artists’ technical prowess, ingenuity, and desire to emulate—or even surpass—the ancients. From the studioli, or private studies, of humanist scholars in fifteenth-century Padua to the Fifth Avenue apartments of Gilded Age collectors, viewers have delighted in the mysteries of these objects: how they were made, what they depicted, who made them, and when. …

Benvenuto Cellini, "La vie de Benvenuto Cellini: Fils de Maître Giovanni, florentin, écrite par lui-même à Florence (1500-1571)

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Benvenuto Cellini, "La vie de Benvenuto Cellini: Fils de Maître Giovanni, florentin, écrite par lui-même à Florence (1500-1571)

Benvenuto Cellini, "La vie de Benvenuto Cellini: Fils de Maître Giovanni, florentin, écrite par lui-même à Florence (1500-1571)"
2022 | ISBN: 2252046562 | Français | EPUB | 538 pages | 11.2 MB

En racontant sa vie, cet orfèvre et sculpteur florentin décrit les conditions de vie et de travail des artistes de la Renaissance italienne. L'Italie du XVIe siècle est dépeinte à travers des scènes ou événements marquants : les aléas de la formation de B. Cellini, ses conflits avec les autres artistes ou encore la réalisation de commandes royales. …

The Lore of Old Elfland: Secrets from the Bronze Age to Middle Earth

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The Lore of Old Elfland: Secrets from the Bronze Age to Middle Earth

The Lore of Old Elfland: Secrets from the Bronze Age to Middle Earth by Linda Raedisch
English | November 8th, 2019 | ISBN: 0738758450 | 216 pages | EPUB | 6.05 MB

Folktales, Stories, Recipes, and Crafts from the Lands of Elves and Faeries

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

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The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses by Dan Carlin
English | October 29th, 2019 | ISBN: 0062868047, 0062944789 | 400 pages | EPUB | 0.91 MB

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.