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Gamba, Carlo

    Full Name: Gamba, Carlo

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1870

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): Italian (culture or style), Italian Renaissance-Baroque styles, and Renaissance

    Career(s): art critics


    Critic and Scholar of the Italian high renaissance. notes about Gamba’s opinions on Giotto appear in Richard Offner‘s annotated catalog of the 1937 Mostra Giottesca.

    Selected Bibliography

    Giotto. Rome: Instituto nazionale “L. U. C. E.”,1930; Giovanni Bellini. . Milan: U. Hoepli, 1937; La pittura di Michelangiolo; Novara: Instituo Geografico de Agostini, 1943; La scultura di Michelangiolo, Novara: Istituto geografico De Agostini, 1943.


    [cited] Previtali, Giovanni. “The Periodization of Italian Art History.” History of Italian Art. vol. 2 Cambridge: Polity Press, 1994, p. 45, note 66; Ladis, Andrew. “The Unmaking of a Connoisseur.” in, Offner, Richard. A Discerning Eye: Essays on Early Italian Painting. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998, p,19, note 1;


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