The Library of Great Masters: Mantegna

Andrea Mantegna was born in 1430-1, probably at Isola di Carturo, near Vicenza and Padua Piazzola in between. One of Mantegna's early works is on the fresco decoration of the chapel Ovetari in the Eremitani church in Padua, where he painted three figures of saints - Peter, Paul and Christopher. Mantegna follows the life and works of this painter, with his frescoes and paintings Reproduced in full color. This book explores Mantegna's work, falling on his periods in Padua, Mantua and Rome, including the Camera degli Sposi and the Triumph of Caesar.

By Ettore Camesasca
80 pages
Published by Riverside Book Company, 1992
8.5 x 11 inches