Title Bronzino’s Letter about Sculpture and Painting
Author email paleshin@bk.ru
About author Aleshin, Pavel A. — Ph.D. student, Lomonosov Moscow State University. 27-4 Lomonosovsky prospect, Moscow, Russian Federation, 119991.
In the section Western Art from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century
Year 2014 Volume 4 Pages 230237
Type of article RAR Index UDK 7.034...6 Index BBK 85.14

This article is an annotated translation of the letter of Florentine painter Agnolo Bronzino to Benedetto Varchi about sculpture and painting. Though incomplete, Bronzino’s letter is an important document for the scholars not only as the evidence of the increased interest of artists to self-reflection and comprehension of their work from a philosophical point of view, but also as a valuable source on the Cinquecento Art Theory. The purpose of the article is to publish the Russian translation of the letter along with its analysis in the context of paragon — Renaissance dispute of different arts on their advantages and disadvantages.

Reference Aleshin, Pavel A. Bronzino’s Letter about Sculpture and Painting. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 4. Eds: Svetlana V. Maltseva, Anna V. Zakharova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2014, pp. 230–237. ISSN 2312-2129.
Publication Article language russian
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