Art in the Age of Exploration
ISBN10: 0300051670 ISBN13: 9780300051674 Contributors: National Gallery of Art (U. S.) Publisher: Yale Univ Pr Published: Oct 1 1991 Weight: 8.70lbs. Height: 12.50" Width: 10.50" Depth: 2.00" Language: English
Columbus planned and carried out his Enterprise of the Indies during an age of discovery and creation - a period of astonishing cultural activity not only in Europe but throughout the world. Five hundred years later an exhibition and book celebrate this crucial turning point in civilization by examining the art and history of the principal cultures in Europe and the Mediterranean, the Far East, and the Americas.