Renaissance art in France : the invention of classicism

Other titles
  • Art de la Renaissance en France. English
  • Art de la Renaissance en France.
  • Paris ; [Great Britain] : Flammarion 2003
Physical description
478 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 21 cm
  • 2080111442
  • 9782080111449
  • Previously published in French as: L'Art de la Renaissance en France : Paris, 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Translated from the French.
  • The Gothic in the renaissance -- Fontainebleau, Rosso, and the Galerie Franc╠žois I -- The antique-style of classicism in the 1540s: Cellini, Serlio, and Primaticcio -- The lessons of Fontainebleau -- Pierre Lescot, Jean Goujon, and the Louvre -- The Clouets -- Jean Cousin and painting -- Jean Cousin and the artistic professions -- Paris and the provinces -- Sculpture and death -- A sense of national identity--Philibert De L'Orme.
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  • The Renaissance was the age that saw the creation of the Louvre, the palaces of Fontainebleau and Chambord, and unparalleled masterpieces in architecture, paint, sculpture, tapestry, stained glass and goldsmithing.