Nicholas Penny, 11 February 1993
Show More Jacopo della Quercia by James Beck.
Columbia, 598 pp., $109.50, February 1992, 0 231 07200 7Show More
Michelangelo and the Creation of the Sistine Chapel by Robin Richmond.
Barrie and Jenkins, 160 pp., £18.99, April 1992, 0 7126 5290 6Show More
Rembrandt. The Master and his Workshop: Paintings by Christopher Brown, Jan Kelch and Pieter van Thiel.
Yale, 396 pp., £35, September 1991, 0 300 05149 2Show More
Michelangelo’s Drawings: The Science of Attribution by Alexander Perrig.
Yale, 299 pp., £35, June 1991, 0 300 03948 4Show More
Michelangelo and his Drawings by Michael Hirst.
Yale, 128 pp., £14.95, August 1990, 0 300 04391 0Show More
The Poetry of Michelangelo: An Annotated Translation by James Saslow.
Yale, 559 pp., £22.50, April 1991, 0 300 04960 9Show More
“... Jacopo della Quercia was one of the great sculptors of the early 15th century, comparable in stature with his contemporaries Donatello and Ghiberti, but his work is less consistent, and more difficult to discuss in the stylistic terms usually associated with Renaissance art. There are three famous works by Jacopo: the tomb of Ilaria del Caretto in Lucca, the doorway of San Petronio in Bologna and the reliefs and statues of the Fonte Gaia, the municipal fountain that originally stood opposite the town hall in Siena ...”