In his 1938 classic, The World of the Florentine Renaissance Artist, Martin Wackernagel put his Anger on the biggest hurdle to understanding the city's religious art: 'Almost all the important altarpieces
from Florentine churches have survived solely in museums.
The nearly contemporary Gardner Museum fresco of Hercules was not included, although it must be acknowledged that it would have been out of place given the focus on sacred altarpieces
Also notable is the way that Barocci relates his altarpieces
to the altars over which they were placed and to the sacrament enacted there.
The spotlighting is differentiated in this show, so the illumination is substantially more intense on the Paris painting, serving to soften the coloristic and tonal disjunction between the two altarpieces
Bastiano Mainardi; painter of altarpieces
in Renaissance Tuscany.
and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni.
She was also known for book illustrations and for sculpture, even carving a number of commissioned altarpieces
for Ontario churches.
Gary Radke's essay, "Relics and Identity at the Convent of San Zaccaria in Venice," likewise relies upon a reconstruction of altarpieces
to advance his argument.
Included is a review of "the Antonello Problem," or the extent to which Antonello da Messina's presence in Venice between 1475 and 1476 shaped the invention of the Venetian sacra conversazione and Bellini's altarpieces
In large-scale paintings intended to recall religious frescos or altarpieces
, he depicted incidents inspired by the Bible but transferred to the village in southern England in which he had lived since a child, and other close-knit communities such as the Clyde shipbuilders of Glasgow.
Buddhist statues and Tibetan altarpieces
give it the soothing quality of a temple; meditation pavilions and lily ponds make the sunken back garden feel like Bali.
Born in Tuscany around 1400 he specialised in monastery altarpieces
and was beatified, the first step to sainthood, by Pope John Paul II in 1984.