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Schilderkunst en leefwereld in het Quattrocento : een inleiding in de sociale geschiedenis van de picturale stijl

Schilderkunst en leefwereld in het Quattrocento : een inleiding in de sociale geschiedenis van de picturale stijl

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Title
Schilderkunst en leefwereld in het Quattrocento : een inleiding in de sociale geschiedenis van de picturale stijl
Author
Michael Baxandall
Language
Dutch
Original title
Painting and experience in fifteenth century Italy : a primer in the social history of pictorial style
Publisher
Nijmegen: SUN, 1986
191 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-6168-237-1

About Michael Baxandall

Michael David Kighley Baxandall, FBA (18 August 1933 – 12 August 2008) was a British art historian and a professor emeritus of Art History at the University of California, Berkeley. He taught at the Warburg Institute, University of London, and worked as a curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum. His book Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy was profoundly influential in the social history of art, and is (2018) widely used as a textbook in college courses.

Career

Baxandall was born in Cardiff, the only son of David Baxandall, a curator who was at one time director of the National Gallery of Scotland. He went to Manchester Grammar School and studied English at Downing College, Cambridge, where he was taught by F. R. Leavis. In 1955 he departed for the Continent. He spent a year at Pavia University (1955–56), then taught at an international school in St. Gallen in Switzerland (1956–57), and finally went to Muni…Read more on Wikipedia