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Preface by JoAnne Brown     ............................................... ix

Chapter I. INTRODUCTION: THE PROGRESSIVE SEPARATION
           OF ART THEORY AND ART PRACTICE ....................................1
              The Counter-Reformation: The Split Between Art
              Practice and Art Theory  ................................ ......8
              A Historical Misunderstanding..................................18

Chapter II. CHANGING PERSPECTIVE    ........................................ 27
              Giorgio Vasari: A Sober View of Alberti........................37
              Alberti's Humanist Friends  ...................................61
              Schlosser's critique   ........................................65

Chapter III. THE MAKING OF CENNINO CENNINI ..................................77
              Gaetano and Carlo Milanesi's New Cennini ......................84
              Different Opinions Contesting the Milanesis' Version..........105
              The Cultural Usefulness of the New Cennini ...................115
              Cennini in the Making.........................................125

Chapter IV. THE LIBRO DELL'ARTE AND ON PAINTING ............................133
              Cennini and Alberti: Differences in Style and Character...... 140
              Literary Ambition in the Libro dell'Arte  ................... 151
              Cennini's Fantasia and Alberti Lack Thereory .................158
              Contrasting Views on Artistic Talent   ...................... 173
              Cennini's Practical Method and Alberti's "Costruzione
                Legittima"..................................................186

Chapter V. CENNINO CENNINI AND LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI
           ON COLOR    ......  .............................................193
              The Albertian "Friendship of Colors" ........................ 194
              Alberti's Self-Image As an Expert On Color    ................201
              Cennini: the Painter's Color  ................................204
              Gilding.......................................................207
              Relief in  Painting  .........................................215
              The Material Act of Painting and Its Enjoyment ...............231
              Light in Painting and the Depiction of Aerial Perspective.....241

Chapter VI. CONCLUSION......................................................249

Bibliography ...............................................................261

Index ......................................................................271






Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Art criticism Italy History 15th century, Painting Italy 15th century, Cennini, Cennino, 15th cent, Criticism and interpretation, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 Criticism and interpretation, Aesthetics, Renaissance