19 December 1991
Show More The Altarpiece in Renaissance Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, edited and translated by Peter Humfrey.
Phaidon, 249 pp., £75, October 1988, 0 7148 2477 1Show More
The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, translated by S.G. Middlemore.
Penguin, 389 pp., £7.99, December 1991, 9780140445343Show More
The Altarpiece in the Renaissance edited by Peter Humfrey and Martin Kemp.
Cambridge, 273 pp., £35, February 1991, 0 521 36061 7Show More
Painting in Renaissance Siena by Keith Christiansen, Laurence Kanter and Carl Stehlke.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 386 pp., $45, July 1989, 0 8109 1473 5Show More
“... the famous opening of the second part of his masterpiece, The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (first published in 1860, now republished by Penguin in the admirable 1878 translation by S.G.Middlemore, without most of the original notes but with an introduction by Peter Burke). In this view the individualism of ‘Renaissance Man’ distinguished him from ‘Medieval Man’, who ‘was conscious ...”