The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art, Volume 2

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Oxford University Press, Oct 19, 2009 - Art - 2114 pages
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art provides unparalleled scope and depth in a field that has inspired and informed Western art for centuries. Drawing on the unsurpassed scholarship on the Renaissance in Northern Europe in The Dictionary of Art, the Encyclopedia deals with all aspects of Northern Renaissance art ranging from artists, architecture, and patrons to the cities and centers of production vital to the flourishing of art in this period. It offers fully updated articles and bibliography as well as more than 500 illustrations, maps, drawings, diagrams, and color plates. Comprehensive and engaging, this resource is an essential and accessible reference for students, researchers, and scholars researching in this important area.

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Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester. The subject of Northern Renaissance art is one of his principal interests. As an art historian he has written widely on Renaissance art and architecture (notably in his award-winning Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance). He has published widely on many subjects relevant to the Renaissance, including literature and history as well as art, and has a wealth of editorial experience, much of it for OUP, for which he has edited both journals and reference books, of which the most recent is Renaissance Art and Architecture (2004). His scholarly work has been recognized by the award of a D.Litt from the University of York and an honorary doctorate from University of Bucharest, by his election as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and as a Corresponding Fellow of the South African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

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