AGOSTINO AND AGNOLO OF SIENA
A Brief Bibliography

Titles are in order by date of publication. Scholars agree that Vasari's treatment of both of these artists is almost completely unreliable. Much less seems to be known about Agnolo Venturi (or di Siena).

Roberto Bartalini. Scultura gotica in Toscana: Maestri, monumenti, cantieri del Due e Trecento. Chapter X: "L'attivita' di Agostino di Giovanni. Milan 2005.

Valentina Conticelli. "'Una sepoltura ricchissima e quanto piu' si potesse onorata': osservazioni sul cenotafio di Guido Tarlati nel duomo di Arezzo." Arte in terra d'Arezzo: il Trecento. Aldo Galli and Paola Refice, eds. Florence, 2005: 179-189.

Giovanni Freni. "The setting of rituals: fourteenth-century monuments in Arezzo Duomo." The Sculpture Journal. 9 (2003): 4-18.

Hans Koerner. "Geschichtsdarstellungen im italienischen Grabmal des spaeten Mittelalters." In: Von Fakten und Fiktionen: mittelalterliche Geschichtsdarstellungen und ihre kritische Aufarbeitung. Johannes Laudage, ed. Cologne, 2003: 309-321.

Georgina Pelham. "Reconstructing the programme of the tomb of Guido Tarlati, Bishop and Lord of Arezzo." In: Art, politics and civic religion in central Italy, 1261 - 1352: essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Joanna Cannon and Beth Williamson, eds. Aldershot, 2000: 71-115.

Gert Kreytenberg. "Agnolo di Ventura und zwei Grabmaeler der Bardi in Florenz." Staedel-Jahrbuch. N.F. 15 (1995(1996)): 53-84.

Armando Cherici. "Buffalmacco, Guido Tarlati, Agnolo e Agostino e la porta di S. Angelo: una breve nota." Annali aretini. 2 (1994): 5-7.

Enzo Carli. Agostino di Giovanni. From the online encyclopedia Treccani.it. [no date, but post-1955]

John Pope-Hennessy. Italian Gothic Sculpture. London 1955: 189-190.

P. Toesca. Storia dell'arte italiana. II, Il Trecento. Turin, 1951: 128, 296-297, 301, 312, 421.

Enzo Carli. Goro di Gregorio. Florence, 1946: 23, 52.

Werner Cohn-Goerke. "Giovanni d'Agostino." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Vol. 75, No. 440 (November, 1939): 180+184-189+192-194.

W. Cohn-Goerke. Scultori senesi del Trecento. Rivista d'arte, XX (1938) 242-289.

Martin Weinberger. "Nino Pisano." The Art Bulletin. Vol. 19, No. 1 (March, 1937): 58-91.

W. R. Valentiner. "Observations on Sienese and Pisan Trecento Sculpture. The Art Bulletin. IX (1926-27): 187-191.

A. Toti. "La chiesa di S. Francesco di Siena e i Piccolomini." Bullettino senese di storia patria. I (1894): 77-97.

The Web gallery of Art.

Photographs of some of his sculptures. Art & Architecture library, Courtauld Institute of Art.

Thais.it. Three photos of his sculpture.

Saint Ansanus. Attributed. Louvre, Paris.

The Virgin Annunciate. Attributed. Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California.



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