The Cicerone: Jacob Burckhardt: Works: Der Cicerone (; The Cicerone, ) is a comprehensive study of Italian art, geographically arranged in the form of. The Cicerone: An Art Guide to Painting in Italy. for the Use of Travellers and Students [Jacob Burckhardt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Cicerone: An art Guide to Painting in Italy for the use of Travellers and Students; [Jacob Burckhardt] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Jacob Burckhardt

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Public Private login e. These 2 locations in South Australia: We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. The work, “the finest travel guide that has ever been written” [5] which covered sculpture and architectureand painting, became an indispensable guide to the art traveller in Italy. These online bookshops told us they have this item: He was a member of the patrician Burckhardt family.

As a Swiss, Burckhardt was also cool to German nationalism and to German claims of cultural and intellectual superiority. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy was the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance in the 19th century and is still widely read.

Burckhardt considered the study of ancient history an intellectual necessity and was a highly respected scholar of Greek civilization. More than that, it occupies a unique place; for the overwhelming mass of literature on Italian Art, printed during the last two decades, includes not a single volume that can vie with Dr Burckhardt’s, as regards terse completeness and practical arrangement.


Events amply fulfilled his prediction of a cataclysmic 20th century, in which violent demagogues whom he called “terrible simplifiers” would play central roles. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. There is a tension in Burckhardt’s persona between the wise and worldly student of the Italian Renaissance and the cautious product of Swiss Calvinismwhich he had studied extensively for the ministry.

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University of Basel Federal Polytechnic School. Lists What are lists? Wikimedia Commons has civerone related to Jacob Burckhardt. Their extensive correspondence over a number of years has been published.

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Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait As an intro duction to the study of Italian Art it still holds its own place and fully justifies a reprint. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books cjcerone May not be open to the public ; ND Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Inhe brought out new editions of Kugler’s two great works, Geschichte der Malerei and Kunstgeschichteand inhe published his own work, Die Zeit Constantins des Grossen “The Age of Constantine the Great “.

Inhe returned to Basel to assume the professorship he held until his retirement in His innovative approach to historical research stressed the importance of art and its inestimable value as a primary source for the study of history.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. He finished his degree in and went to the University of Berlin bburckhardt study butckhardt, [3] especially art history, then a new burckhaddt. Comments and reviews What are comments? Tags What are tags? In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition.


He was one cicerrone the first historians to rise above the narrow 19th-century notion that “history is past politics and politics current history. Retrieved from ” https: Open to the public ; Skip to content Skip to search.

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The son of a Protestant clergymanBurckhardt was born and died in Baselwhere he studied theology in the hope of taking holy orders ; however, under the influence of Wilhelm Martin Leberecht de Wettehe chose not to become a clergyman. Dr Burckhardt’s history is indeed a Cicerone – a guide and instructor, and it fulfilsin the fullest sense of the word the function claimed for it by the sub-title of the first German edition: About half of the original edition was devoted to the art of the Renaissance.

Open to the public We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.