By Lura Sanborn - Research & Instruction Librarian October 16th, 2008
Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian
Historical Dictionary of Renaissance Art by Lilian H. Zirpolo, Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 709.02 Z6
The newest addition to Ohrstrom’s art reference collection features a chronology of Renaissance art, an introduction & overview of the period, and hundreds of brief entries featuring painters, sculptors, architects and patrons. Other topics include: themes, specific artwork and technical terms. Alphabetically arranged, the entries are short, sweet & direct.
HELPFUL FOR: Humanities V – especially scholars looking for just a bite of information. Particularly useful when looking to decide which artist or artwork to research.