Piero Della Francesca : The Legend of the True Cross in the Church of San Francesco in Arezzo
(Carlo Bertelli (Editor), Marilyn aronb Lavin, Anna Maria Maetzke (Editor))
A breath- taking view of Piero della Francesca's frescoes of The Legend of the True Cross, the pictorial cycle painted by the artist in the basilica of San Francesco in Arezzo and known throughout the world as one of the greatest masterpieces of all time, shown for the first time after the long restoration.
The book presents for the first time the entire cycle of frescoes after the complex job of restoration documenting in detail each scene with spectacular close- up images.
The Enigma of Piero: Piero della Francesca
(Carlo Ginzburg, Martin Ryle (Translator), Kate Soper (Translator), Peter Burke (Introduction))
Sifting the available evidence, Carlo Ginzburg builds up a vivid portrait of Piero della Francesca's patrons and convincingly explains the contemporary intrigues resonant in his paintings. This new edition includes additional material by Ginzburg dealing with the work of Roberto Longhi, the dating of the Arezzo Cycle and the rediscovery of della Francesca in the 20th century.