Moroni The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture

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Aimee Ng, Arturo Galansino & Simone Facchinetti

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9781785511844
Hardback
Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
Territory: World
Size: 280 mm x 240 mm
Pages: 224
Illustrations: 90 colour

RRP £50.00

  • The only substantial treatment of this renowned Old Master's portraiture in print
  • Accompanies the major exhibition at The Frick Collection from February to June 2019
  • Offers new insights by experts in the field with accessibly written text

Giovanni Battista Moroni is considered one of the great portraitists of sixteenth-century Italy. Published with The Frick Collection to accompany the first major exhibition devoted to the artist in the United States, this sumptuous volume celebrates the painter's eye for exquisite detail in depicting his sitters' interior and material worlds. New scholarship includes in-depth studies of individual portraits, as well as essays on the artist in the context of portrait painting in northern Italy in the later cinquecento.

Contents: Director's Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgements; Moroni's Eyes; Moroni between Likeness and Presence; Catalogue of the Exhibition; Bibliography; Index.

The publication is linked to an exhibition running at The Frick Collection from February to June 2019.

Aimee Ng is an Associate Curator at The Frick Collection, New York. Arturo Galansino is the Director of the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence. Simone Facchinetti is a Curator at the Museo Adriano Bernareggi, Bergamo.