Culture and Values, Volume II: A Survey of the Humanities by Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

By Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

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By Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

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Scholars have estimated that each vellum Bible must have needed the skins of roughly 160 animals, meaning that Gutenberg’s first printing required close to 4800 skins. Only about fifty copies of that original printing have survived, although many more single pages are still extant. Those Bibles were not meant for private use. They were “pulpit Bibles” meant to be read from a lectern (reading desk) either during church services or in religious houses of monks or nuns. Some were bought for the private collections of the nobility.

The glazed terracotta medallions of the swaddled children are from the della Robbia workshop in Florence. (Image © Scala/Art Resource, NY) ◆ 273 274 ◆ CHAPTER 12 The Early Renaissance graceful Corinthian pillars, arches, and entablature, is, despite its seeming simplicity, a highly intricate work, its proportions calculated with mathematical rigor. The building is an open departure from the heaviness of the Romanesque so common in the area of Tuscany as well as a rejection of the overly elaborate Gothic exteriors.

Neither is there any doubt that the times had little patience with, or admiration for, medieval culture. 29 Michelangelo, David, 1501–1504. Much of the weight of this figure is borne by David’s right leg (with the stylized tree trunk in the rear) in a position called contraposto in Italian. 49 m) high. Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy//© Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY with an idealism in the beauty of the Madonna’s face that is reminiscent of Botticelli. Finally, this early period of Michelangelo’s work includes a sculpture that has become almost synonymous with Florence: the David [Fig.

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