Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $40.00|
| Book Description: |
The Republic of Venice, proud Queen of the Adriatic in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, had subsequently undergone a long, slow decline, and by the eighteenth century she could no longer impose peace but, rather, enjoyed it only at the price of a meek neutrality. Nonetheless, although politically weak and intellectually conservative, Venice in the eighteenth century was the site of an astounding creativity in all the visual arts, as well as in music and theater. The...