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Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Paul Robert Walker One of the most enduring symbols Feud That Sparked Kindle #211 of the Italian Renaissance an eual in influence and fame to Leonardo and Michaelangelo's works It was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi the temperamental architect who rediscovered the techniues of mathematical perspective He was the dome's 'inventor' whose secret methods for building remain a myste. It was an interesting historical saga but the guy's writing leaves a little to be desired Every piece of art was bold or daring and I just don't see it Also I'm still confused by his construction descriptions of the Duomo and I'm a civil engineer

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The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance Free download â eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB È ☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance By Paul Robert Walker ✓ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk A lively and intriguing tale of the competition between two artists culminating in the co Ry as compelling to architects as Fermat's Last Theorem once was to mathematicians Yet Brunelleschi didn't direct the construction of the dome alone He was forced to share the commission with his arch rival the sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti whose 'Paradise Doors' are also masterworks This is the story of these two men a tale of artistic genius and individual trium. I wanted to like this bookThe very premise that there was a 'feud' well he never wrote about it beyond the fact that one artist lost one commission Hardly a feudI did like learning the history from the early Renaissance a period I do know know much aboutAlso the story was very choppy didn't really follow just one artist it was vaguely chronological but just needed some editingI will look into this period of history though

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The Feud That Sparked the RenaissanceA lively and intriguing That Sparked PDF #180 tale of the competition between two artists culminating in the construction of the Duomo in Florence this is also the story of a city on the The Feud MOBI #233 verge of greatness and the dawn of the Renaissance when everything artistic would changeFlorence's Duomo the dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral is. The Fued that sparked the Renaissance is a solidly written exuisitely researched book about a pivotal point in the history of Florence Italy which can be seen as the original seed from which the Renaissance grew The primary focus of the book is the point in time in which two young Florentine artists developed Filippo Brunelleschi became the person to 'rediscovered' the ancient European techniues of mathematical perspective in art the perspectives that first started to bring the art of the Renaissance to life in painting and sculpture Despite this amazing legacy there are no existing paintings that I know of from Brunelleschi his later life was devoted to architecture the most famous example being designing and constructing the great dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore CathedralThe second artist he book focuses on is Lorenzo Ghiberti who won a competition to design a set of bronze doors for a church he won against Brunelleschi and spent the next fifty years making these doors and the whole of his career associated with them He also was an artistic trend setter in several other waysThese two major players also were masters or associates for the better known names such as Donatello who became better known as part of the renaissance and these are the two players in this alleged 'Feud' However I do feel that a better title might have been 'The feud that may or may not have existed with no evidence either way' or maybe the subtitle 'How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti changed the art world' Maybe that was the original title and the publishers wanted something with pizazThis is an exceedingly well written book formidably well researched narrative full of historical factual detail and meticulous descriptions of architecture It took me a long time to read because I am not terribly conversant with Italian history or with architecture and I had to read it carefully to get the information straight in my head I certainly know way about the origins of the Renaissance that before