Heavily illustrated, pocket-sized, and filled with useful information, Crash Course books make excellent supplements to main textbooks for students taking college-101 humanities courses. Each Crash Course volume contains approximately 400 high quality photos and illustrations, most of them in full color. Page edges are tipped with different colors to help readers refer quickly to individual topics. Crash Course books are good-looking volumes that also make fine guides for museum-goers, hobbyists, and art lovers.This chronological overview of art and architecture covers major artists and works of the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries. Special emphasis is placed on the important art centers of Florence, Rome, and Venice, with full-color reproductions and photos of major works.Von Brauchitsch, Boris is the author of 'Renaissance' with ISBN 9780764113369 and ISBN 0764113364.