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1418 Births - Andrea Bregno, Eric II, Duke of Pomerania, Isotta Nogarola, Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, Seong Sam-Mun, Anne of Cyprus (Paperback) Loot Price: R450
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1418 Births - Andrea Bregno, Eric II, Duke of Pomerania, Isotta Nogarola, Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, Seong Sam-Mun, Anne...

1418 Births - Andrea Bregno, Eric II, Duke of Pomerania, Isotta Nogarola, Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, Seong Sam-Mun, Anne of Cyprus (Paperback)

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Chapters: Andrea Bregno, Eric Ii, Duke of Pomerania, Isotta Nogarola, Albert Vi, Archduke of Austria, Seong Sam-Mun, Anne of Cyprus, Louis de Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol, Frederick Ii, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, John Ii of Cyprus, Malatesta Novello, Agostino Di Duccio, Domenico Colombo, Thomas Chaundler, Peter Ii, Duke of Brittany, Zanobi Machiavelli. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 50. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Andrea di Cristoforo Bregno (1418 1506) was an Italian sculptor and architect of the Early Renaissance who worked in Rome from the 1460s and died just as the High Renaissance was getting under way. He was born in Osteno, Lombardy, into one of the most famous artistic families in Northern Italy. His father, Cristoforo Bregno, and his brothers, Ambrogio and Girolamo, were also sculptors. They formed a workshop in Ferrara, and took over the supervision of the architecture at the Doge's Palace in Venice after the death of Bartolomeo Bon. Andrea Bregno was invited to move from Venice to Rome when the Venetian Paul II was elected Pope. During the pontificate of the Della Rovere Pope Sixtus IV he received many commissions and headed a large workshop, producing many wall tombs of cardinals and other figures of the papal curia with varying degrees of personal responsibility. He was famous among his contemporaries, and was compared to the Greek sculptor Polykleitos in the epitaph of his tomb in Santa Maria sopra Minerva. Raphael's father, Giovanni Santi, mentioned Bregno in the 1480s, in his biography of Federico da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino. Bregno often worked with Mino da Fiesole in Rome, and his refined Lombard manner was rendered more classical by the contact and by the example of Roman sculptures that were increasingly coming to light, of which Andrea Bregno was ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=775592

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-13585-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-13585-7
Barcode: 9781155135854

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