This major scholarly catalogue is the most substantial text on Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491) ever produced. Contributions from renowned international scholars bring into focus the sculptor’s unique position at the heart of the artistic and political landscape of Medici Florence. Bertoldo’s working method is especially considered, tracing his artworks from concept to design to production, across media, and, often, involving collaboration with other well-known artists. The statues, reliefs, medals, statuettes, and frieze attributed to Bertoldo demonstrate the artist’s ingenuity, as well as his essential role in the development of Italian sculpture between the Early and High Renaissance.
Authors: Aimee Ng, Alexander J. Noelle, and Xavier F. Salomon, with contributions by Peter Jonathan Bell, Lorenz Böninger, Francesco Caglioti, Stefano Casciu, Ilaria Ciseri, Maria Grazia Cordua, Julia Day, James David Draper, Caroline Elam, Scott Nethersole, Neville Rowley, and Peter Stiberc
Publisher: The Frick Collection in association with D Giles Limited
Hardcover, 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., 496 pages, 299 color illustrations
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