Silver renaissance

essays in eighteenth-century English history.
  • 245 Pages
  • 2.84 MB
  • English
Macmillan, St. Martin"s Press , London, New York
Eighteenth century, Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th ce


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LC ClassificationsDA485 .N3
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 245 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5843666M
LC Control Number62000246

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Typography. Renaissance typefaces used in printing were inspired by the scripts used in manuscripts (handwritten books).

Humanist minuscule, for example, is a lowercase handwriting style developed by Italian scholar Poggio Bracciolini at the beginning of the 15 th century. It was based on Carolingian minuscule that was thought at the time to be from ancient Rome, but is in fact from.

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The superb technical virtuosity of Renaissance silversmiths is nowhere more evident than in the magnificent set of 12 silver-gilt standing cups from the 16th century known collectively as the Aldobrandini Tazze. Each of the Tazze stands over a foot tall and features a shallow footed dish surmounted by a figure of one of the first 12 Caesars.

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List of prices of medieval items. Courtesy of Kenneth Hodges ([email protected]) The list of medieval prices which follows is by no means complete or thoroughly researched; I merely extracted references from some of the books I have, and I thought others might like to inspect it.

The sources I used are listed at the end. In the late Gothic/early Renaissance era, silverpoint emerged as a fine line drawing technique. Not blunting as easily as lead or tin, and rendering precise detail, silverpoint was especially favored in Florentine and Flemish workshops.

Silverpoint drawings of this era include model books and preparatory sheets for paintings. The Silver Caesars highlights the elegance and erudition of the tazze, presenting them together with a small selection of relevant works in silver as well as in other media—including both ancient and Renaissance coins and medals, and Renaissance prints, books, and paintings.

The exhibition also addresses the set's later history by presenting. The Making of a Medieval Book explores the materials and techniques used to create the lavishly illuminated manuscripts produced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

The images in these handwritten texts are called illuminations because of the radiant glow created by the gold, silver. "The twelve monumental silver-gilt standing cups known as the Aldobrandini Tazze constitute perhaps the most enigmatic masterpiece of Renaissance European metalwork.

Topped with statuettes of the Twelve Caesars, the tazze are decorated with marvelously detailed scenes illustrating the lives of those ancient Roman rulers. Medieval coins, Prague groschens and tolars/ the demise of the Western Roman Empire some barbarian coins were made but rarely used.

On the British Isles coins were minted again in the 8th century by the archbishops of York and Canterbury. The Franks, however, were minting gold and silver denarius starting during the reign of Clovis I ( – ). The Carolingian Renaissance was the first of three medieval renaissances, a period of cultural activity in the Carolingian occurred from the late 8th century to the 9th century, which took inspiration from the Christian Roman Empire of the fourth century.

During this period, there was an increase of literature, writing, the arts, architecture, jurisprudence, liturgical reforms, and. OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages 20 cm: Contents: Dissent and toleration / J.

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Steven Watson --Party in the eighteenth century / John Brooke --Frederick, Prince of Wales / Betty Kemp --The industrialists / Michael Flinn --The slave traffic / J.D.

Hargreaves --Customs and manners / James Laver --The grand tour / R.J. White --The growth of literary taste in the eighteenth. The twelve silver-gilt cups known as the Aldobrandini Tazze–magnificent examples of 16th-century European goldsmithing in size, design, and quality of execution – feature figures and scenes from Roman historian Suetonius’s classic work The Twelve Caesars, all rendered in minute, intricate relief.

Dispersed in the s, the tazze were reunited in for the first time since the 19th. Callaway Gable For over five years we have exclusively and very happily used Renaissance albums for our Fine Art wedding book deliverables. These handmade books are unmatched when it comes to print and material quality, workmanship and attention to detail.

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Inspired by ancient designs, hand-made silver tazze (plural) were used by Renaissance nobility as sumptuous table ornaments or display pieces.

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