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This study examines the development of the altarpiece in 16th-century Venice. Focusing closely on Titian's St Peter Martyr Altarpiece, which was the most famous work by this painter and which was destroyed in 1867, Patricia Meilman considers how this painting irrevocably changed the course of altar decoration. Demonstrating the legacy of the St Peter Martyr Altarpiece with a younger generation of painters, which continued well into the 17th century, she also examines the social, religious and historical events of the decades just before the Tridentine reforms and their impact on devotional imagery and practices.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.32" Width: 7.24" Height: 0.79" Weight: 2 lbs.
Release Date Mar 13, 2000
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521640954 ISBN13 9780521640954
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More About Patricia Meilman
Patricia Meilman was born in 1947 and has an academic affiliation as follows - American University, Washington DC.
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About This Book... Jun 14, 2009
Hardcover: cloth over boards with dustjacket. Sewn binding. 260 pp, b&w and color illustrations. Four appendices, 35 pp of narrative and bibliographic end notes. A 10 p bibliography.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Venetian Altarpieces of Saints The Martyrdom Altarpiece: Its History and Significance The Stimulus for Innovation: The Menace to Faith
Peter Martyr and Venice: His Life and Cult The Peter Martyr Altarpiece Comes into Being: The Particulars Titan at Work: Responding to the Challenge
Titan's Achievement: The Fabrication of Reality Natura si Vinta Dell'arte: The Peter Martyr Altarpiece as Sign for the Venetian Aesthetic The Peter Martyr Altarpiece Interpreted: Subsequent Altar Painting in Venice
Excursus: The Drawings Connected With the Peter Martyr Altarpiece Appendix 1: Documents Appendix 2: Texts Appendix 3: Restorations Appendix 4: Significant Painted Copies