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LIBRO DEL ARTE, EL [CENNINO CENNINI] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we . Cennino d’Andrea Cennini (c. – before ) was an Italian painter influenced by Giotto. () Cennino Cennini, Il Libro dell’Arte, Vicenza: Neri Pozza. [Edition of the Italian]. Thompson, D. V., Jr. (–3) Cennino d’Andrea Cennini.

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Cennino Cennini

Thought to have been written around the turn of the 15th century, the book is a “how to” on late Medieval and early Renaissance painting. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Art technological sources births deaths People from the Province of Siena 14th-century Italian painters Italian male painters 15th-century Italian painters Tuscan painters Italian Renaissance painters.

Along with technical methods, Cennini offered advice on the sort of lifestyle to which a el libro del arte cennino cennini painter should subscribe.

Il libro dell’arte

The dates of Cennini’s life are highly speculative. Retrieved el libro del arte cennino cennini ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Cennino d’Andrea Cennini c. There is another cause which, if you indulge it, can make your hand so unsteady that it will waver more, and flutter far more, than leaves do in the wind, and this is indulging too much in the company of women.


The techniques Cennini describes range from ones which were already in use in the 13th century to ones which were innovative in the late fourteenth century.

The two paintings pictured above were added to the corpus at a later date. It contains information on pigmentsbrushesdrawing, panel paintingthe art of frescopainting on fabrics and casting, amongst other techniques and tricks.

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It is often falsely assumed that he was alive in because that date appears on the earliest of the four extant copies of his manuscript. In the s, Cennijo established a small oeuvre for Cennini, which has been confirmed by later scholarship.

According to Victoria Finlayin her book Colour: Gaddi trained under his father, called Taddeo Gaddi, who trained with Giotto. In ddl projects Wikimedia Commons. The extent to which Cennini intended to provide a practical handbook for the apprentice painter is disputed.

However, an administrative document from Colle di Val d’Elsa dated probably refers to his son; if this is the case then the document makes it clear that Cennini was dead by this time. This page was last edited on 4 Marchat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Finlay writes that he “used and adapted Cennino’s advice extensively – preparing panels, tinting papers different colours, and making brand new works look as if they had been varnished some time before by beating egg-white, left overnight and then applying el libro del arte cennino cennini with a brushjust as the master advised.


Cennini also mentions oil painting in passing, which was important for dispelling the myth, propagated by Giorgio Vasari and Karel Van Manderthat kibro painting was invented by Jan van Eyck although Theophilus Roger of Helmerhausen clearly gives instructions for oil-based painting in his treatise, On Divers Arts, written in He is remembered mainly for having authored Il libro dell’arte.

After training as an artist with Agnolo Gaddi in Florence he worked at the court of Francesco Novello da Carrara in Padua for some years before apparently returning to Colle di Val d’Elsa. He el libro del arte cennino cennini a student of Agnolo Gaddi in Florence.

Cennini was born in Colle di Val d’ElsaTuscany. Some scholars believe that his book was a presentation book or a guild book instead. However, there is no evidence in his writing of the exciting developments in oil painting taking place in the early 15th century, suggesting that his book was written not long after the turn of the century.