Guided Tour #8

Art in Siena in the 13th-16th centuries


Description: This tour describes the development of painting and sculpture in Siena during the 13th-16th centuries. An illustrated description of Siena and the short history of the town is also given. The art of the greatest masters (Duccio, Simone Martini, the Lorenzetti) can be studied in-depth by taking one of the detailed sub-tours. Special attention is paid to the subject of Maestŕ, popular in Sienese art.

Sources: HUYGHE, René, Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964; BERENSON, Bernard, Italian Painters of the Renaissance, Meridian Books, Cleveland and New York, 1957; JANNELLA, Cecilia, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Scala/Riverside, New York, 1991; CATTANEO, Giulio, L'Opera completa di Duccio, Rizzoli Editore, Milano, 1972; CONTINI, Gianfranco, L'Opera completa di Simone Martini, Rizzoli Editore, Milano, 1970; JANNELLA, Cecilia, Simone Martini, Scala/Riverside, New York, 1989; PROKOPP, Mária, Lorenzetti, Corvina Kiadó, Budapest (in Hungarian); PROKOPP, Mária, Sassetta, Holnap Kiadó, Budapest, 1997 (in Hungarian)

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