Technol Cult. ;58(4) doi: /tech Glassmaking Goes Public: The Cultural Background to Antonio Neri’s L’Arte Vetraria. Translation of Italian book by Antonio Neri. First book published on glassmaking technology. Includes original Italian text, glossary, index and biographical. Antonio Neri (29 February , Florence – , Florence) was a Florentine priest who published L’Arte Vetraria or The Art of Glass in His father was a .

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This third and final volume covers chapter 75 through of L’Arte Vetraria. Neri’s vitality and enthusiasm for his work reaches out and connects us to the world of a Renaissance Italian artisan; his passion and excitement for the beauty of glass shines through, and reminds us of the common bonds all artists have shared throughout human history.

Within a year of his return to Italy, L’Arte Vetraria was published. They show clearly how raw materials were refined, processed, and melted in the furnace to form a rainbow variety of colors. In the spring ofa year-old Italian priest published a book that is now perhaps the most famous in the history of glassmaking.

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Each passage is thoroughly researched, each term artee carefully explained, and each page of the original Italian is inset alongside Engle s translation, reproduced exactly as arge appeared in the first edition.

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Adobe Photoshop CS Windows. Read more Read less. In Antwerp he worked in the city’s Venetian style glass factory, run by Filippo Gridolphi, where his projects included creating paste gems for Portuguese jewelers, and formulating his finest chalcedony glass, from which he had two vases made and presented to the Prince of Orange. This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat The timestamp is only as accurate as vetearia clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

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This is one of a three volume English translation of the acclaimed Renaissance glassmaking treatise. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Adte. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There he met their tenant, Priest Antonio Neri, and the two became fast friends. Title page of “L’ arte vetraria distineta in libri sette” Deutsch: This glass -related article is a stub. In Neri journeyed to Flanders to spend what turned out to be a seven year long visit vetrarai Ximenes. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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