Étiqueté : perfection

Parution : Lorenzo Pericolo et Elisabeth Oy-Marra (dir.), Perfection, the Essence of Art and Architecture in Early Modern Europe, Turnout, Brepols, 2019

Whether a painting, a sculpture, or a building, works of art in early modern Europe must achieve the highest degree of perfection. If in the Middle Ages perfection is mostly perceived as a technical quality inherent in craftsmanship–a quality that can be judged according to often unspoken criteria agreed upon by the members of a guild–from the fifteenth century onwards perfection comes to incorporate a set of rhetorical and literary qualities originally extraneous to art...

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