Frame Work
Honour and Ornament in Italian Renaissance Art
Alison Wright
Frame Work, an in-depth study of paintings, sculpture, and manuscript illumination in their varied social settings, argues that frames and framing devices are central to how Renaissance images operate. In a period of rapid cultural change, framing began to secure the very notion of an independent β€œartwork,” and reframings could regulate the meaning attached to works of artβ€”a process that continues in the present day.

25 Γ— 19 cm
352 pages
Yale University Press
πŸ“· Dinis Santos