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Christopher S. Wood

Christopher S. Wood, who teaches history of art at Yale, is the author (with Alexander Nagel) of Anachronic Renaissance.

Early Dürer

Christopher S. Wood, 18 July 2013

I have plenty of good friends among the Italians who warn me not to eat and drink with their painters. Many of the painters are my enemies, and they copy my work in the churches and wherever else they can find it. Then they criticise it, saying it is not in the ‘antique’ style and therefore not good. But Giovanni Bellini praised me highly in front of some gentlemen.

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