A Buyer’s Market

Giotto: The Peruzzi Chapel

by Leonetto Tintori and Eve Borsook

Vitale da Bologna and Bolognese Painting in the Fourteenth Century

by Cesare Gnudi, translated by Olga Ragusa
Until a short while ago we knew where we were with the luxury art book; with rare exceptions it was a glossy, highly-colored picture-book that was not serious—in the sense that it was very unlikely to have a serious text. The four books to be reviewed here illustrate rather well …