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View Resource Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph Of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe

Visitors to the Web version of this Getty Museum exhibition may well have an advantage over on-site visitors. While the physical exhibition features more than 130 illuminated books produced in Flanders between 1470 and 1560, viewers at the Web site have a chance to get much closer to twenty selected manuscripts, using the Zoom & Explore functions provided. Click a thumbnail to investigate a single...
View Resource From Filippo Lippi to Piero della Francesca: Fra Carnevale and the Making of a Renaissance Master

This special Web feature from the Metropolitan Museum centers around two fifteenth century paintings acquired by two US museums (the Metropolitan and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston) from the Barberini Collection in Rome in the 1930s, that have puzzled scholars for more than a century, and have only recently been identified as the work of Giovanni di Bartolomeo Corradini of Urbino, also known as...
View Resource The Renaissance Connection, from the Allentown Art Museum

Using 37 pieces selected from its Samuel H. Kress and European Art Collections, the Allentown Art Museum has created this sometimes silly, but consistently appealing introduction to the art, thought, and society of the Renaissance period in Europe. Start with the Art Explorer section to view works arranged on a timeline, map, or alphabetically, from Andrea del Sarto Madonna and Child, ca. 1510 to...
View Resource Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance

In the 14th century, creativity was the watchword of the city of Florence. The Renaissance was starting, and individuals like painter Giotto di Bondone were revolutionizing this corner of the fine arts. This historical moment in Italy is the inspiration for this singularly wonderful exhibit from the Getty Museum. The collection brings together works by Giotto, along with contemporaries like...

View Resource Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice

As noted by the authors of this website, Renaissance artist Carlo Crivelli, "is one of the most important, but historically neglected painters of the 15th century." Last winter, the Isabella Stuart Gardner museum in Boston hosted a special exhibit of works by Crivelli, who painted religious portraits and scenes from his home in northeast Italy. On this website, visitors can view a number of...