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Title Circa 1492 : art in the age of exploration / edited by Jay A. Levenson.

Imprint Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1991.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  909.4074753 C496 1991    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 671 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
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Note Catalogue for a major quincentenary exhibition to be held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 12, 1991-January 12, 1992.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 654-670).
Contents The realms of pride and awe / Daniel J. Boorstin -- Circa 1492 : history and art / Jay A. Levenson -- Observations and beliefs : the world of the Catalan atlas / Jean Michel Massing -- Portuguese navigation : its historical development / Luís de Albuquerque -- Spain in the age of exploration : crossroads of artistic cultures / Jonathan Brown -- Sculpture in Castile c. 1492 / J.J. Martín González -- The Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella / Richard Kagan -- The art of western Africa in the age of exploration / Ezio Bassani -- 'The gorgeous East' : trade and tribute in the Islamic empires / J. Michael Rogers -- Picturing the Levant / Julian Raby -- Maps and the rationalization of geographic space / David Woodward -- Tradition and innovation : Columbus' first voyage and Portuguese navigation in the fifteenth century / Francis Maddison.
The mean and measure of all things / Martin Kemp -- Michelangelo 1492 / Giulio Carlo Argan -- The quest for the exotic : Albrecht Dürer in the Netherlands / Jean Michael Massing -- Circa 1492 in Japan : Columbus and the legend of golden Cipangu / Martin Collcutt -- Art in Japan 1450-1550 / Sherman E. Lee -- The Kangnido : a Korean world map, 1402 / Gari Ledyard -- Korean painting of the early Chosn period / Sherman E. Lee -- China in the age of Columbus / F.W. Mote -- Art in China 1450-1550 / Sherman E. Lee -- Encounters with India : land of gold, spices, and matters spiritual / Stuart Cary Welch -- The Aztec empire : realm of the smoking mirror / Michael D. Coe -- The Aztec gods : how many? / Miguel Léon-Portilla -- The Taínos : principal inhabitants of Columbus' Indies / Irving Rouse and José Juan Arrom -- Early European images of America : the ethnographic approach / Jean Michel Massing.
Signs of division, symbols of unity : art in the Inka empire / Craig Morris -- The falcon and the serpent : life in the southeastern United States at the time of Columbus / James A. Brown -- Emblems of power in the chiefdoms of the new world / Warwick Bray -- A world united / J.H. Elliott.
Summary Catalogue for quincentenary exhibition examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, eastern Asia, and the Americas.
Subject Art, Medieval -- Exhibitions.
Fifteenth century -- Exhibitions.
Art -- History -- 15th century -- Exhibitions.
Middle Ages in art.
Art. (OCoLC)fst00815177
Art, Medieval. (OCoLC)fst00816576
Fifteenth century. (OCoLC)fst00923962
Middle Ages in art. (OCoLC)fst01020332
Chronological Term 1400-1499
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Levenson, Jay A.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Added Title Circa fourteen ninety-two
Circa fourteen hundred ninety-two
ISBN 0300051670
0300052170 (pbk.)
9780300052176 (pbk.)

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