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Fables, Ruins, and the "bell'imperfetto" in the Art of Dosso Dossi
❦In 1528 Bernardo Cles, the Prince Bishop and future Cardinal of Trent, began construction on the Magno Palazzo, a lavish extension of the medieval Castello del Buonconsiglio. The development of theExpand
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Penelope’s Web: Francesco Primaticcio’s Epic Revision at Fontainebleau*
Francesco Primaticcio designed his celebrated Galerie d’Ulysse at Fontainebleau (now destroyed) at a time when the epic genre was being updated and redefined. One of the most popular scenes from theExpand
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Pandolfo Collenuccio's "Specchio d'Esopo" and the Portrait of the Courtier
  • G. Fiorenza
  • Art
  • I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance
  • 1 January 2001
In his 'Specchio d'Esopo' (ca. 1497), orator Pandolfo Collenuccio (1444-1504) offered fellow courtiers a series of examples of how to use Aesop's fables in public and private address through hisExpand
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Homer's Odyssey and the Image of Penelope in Renaissance Art
The epic heroine Penelope captured the Renaissance literary and artistic imagination, beginning with Petrarch and the recovery of Homer's poetry through its translation into Latin. Only a very smallExpand
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Hebrew, Hieroglyphs, and the Secrets of Divine Wisdom in Ludovico Mazzolino's Devotional Paintings
S ecrecy operated on many levels within Renaissance court society. At Ferrara, the mecha­ nisms of secrecy helped shape and define the rule of Alfonso I d'Este (1476-1534; duke from 1505). HisExpand
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Dosso Dossi: Paintings of Myth, Magic, and the Antique
In "Dosso Dossi: Paintings of Myth, Magic, and the Antique", Giancarlo Fiorenza draws on a wealth of rarely studied primary source material to present the work of the Ferrarese court artist DossoExpand
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The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts, from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation (review)
This well-organized and clearly written book is a sequel to the author’s The Beauty of the Cross (New York, 2006) and aims to trace the correlation between the conceptual language of theologyExpand