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Longhi e il Giudizio sul Duecento: critica d’arte e spunti polemici negli anni Quaranta del Novecento

Eliana Carrara

The article analyzes an essay by Roberto Longhi, focused on 13th-century painting and considered to be particularly controversial. By comparing the scientific debate and the analysis of the strong contrasts among prominent members of the Italian academic community in the years following the second world war, the article clarifies some of the underlying reasons that stand behind Longhi’s essay.