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The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance

Bernard Berenson

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. . .attractiveness of both lies entirely outside 62 the sphere of pure art, in the realms of genre illustration. And here the likeness between them ends; within their common ground they differed widely.

BENOZZO GOZZOLI Benozzo was gifted with a rare facility not only of execution but of invention, with a spontaneity, a freshness, a liveliness in telling a story that wake the child in us, and the lover of the fairy tale. Later in life, his more precious gifts deserted him, but who wants to resist the fascination of his early works, painted, as they seem, by a Fra Angelico who had forgotten heaven and become enamoured of the earth and the spring-time? In his Riccardi Palace frescoes, he has sunk already to portraying the Florentine apprentice’s dream of a holiday in the country on St. John’s Day; but what a naïf ideal of luxury and splendour it is! With these, the glamour in which he saw the world began to fade away from him, and in his Pisan. . . Read More

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Ho messo tre stelle per vari motivi, primo tra tutti quello che il libro sia scritto da un punto di vista strettamente personale. Questo fatto comporta la considerazione a volte poco gentile di artisti che io adoro come Caravaggio o Correggio. In effetti, Caroli avverte, nell'introduzione, che quest

good read for any artist