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Medici, Cosimo de' 1389-1464

Overview
Works: 138 works in 285 publications in 6 languages and 5,366 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Honoree, Recipient
Classifications: NX701.2.M43, 945.5105092
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Most widely held works about Cosimo de' Medici
 
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Most widely held works by Cosimo de' Medici
Lives of the early Medici by Janet Ross( Book )

3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance of Italian gardens by Lorenza De' Medici Stucchi( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The de' Medici kitchen by Cosimo de' Medici( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermetis Trismegisti Poemander by Hermes( Book )

5 editions published between 1491 and 1494 in Latin and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosimo de' Medici by K. Dorothea Ewart( Book )

2 editions published between 1899 and 1970 in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettere by Cosimo( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heritage of Italian cooking by Cosimo de' Medici( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diogenes Laercivs by Diogenes Laertius( Book )

2 editions published in 1497 in Latin and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosimo de' Medici and the Florentine Renaissance : the patron's oeuvre by D. V Kent( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cosimo de'Medici (1389-1464), the fabulously wealthy banker who became the leading citizen of Florence in the fifteenth century, spent lavishly as the city's most important patron of art and literature. This book is the first comprehensive examination of the whole body of works of art and architecture commissioned by Cosimo and his sons. By looking closely at this spectacular group of commissions, we gain an entirely new picture of their patron, and of the patron's point of view. Recurrent themes in the commissions - from Fra Angelico's San Marco altarpiece to the Medici palace - indicate the main interests to which Cosimo's patronage gave visual expression. Dale Kent offers new insights and perspectives on the individual objects comprising the Medici oeuvre by setting them within the context of civic and popular culture in early Renaissance Florence, and of Cosimo's life as the leader of the Medici lineage and the dominant force in the governing elite." "From the wealth of available documentation illuminating Cosimo de'Medici's life, the author considers how his own experience influenced his patronage; how the culture of Renaissance Florence provided a common idiom for the patron, his artists, and his audience; what he preferred and intended as a patron; and how focussing on his patronage of art alters the image of him that is based on his roles as banker and politician. Cosimo was as much a product as a shaper of Florentine society, Kent concludes. She identifies civic patriotism and devotion as the main themes of his oeuvre and argues that religious imperatives may well have been more important than political ones in shaping the art for which he was responsible and its reception."--Jacket
De uita & moribus philosophorum by Diogenes Laertius( Book )

1 edition published in 1490 in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois Medicis : Cosme l'Ancien, Laurent le Magnifique, Cosme Ier by Pierre Gauthiez( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sermones secundum traductionem Ambrosii Camaldulensis by Ephraem( Book )

2 editions published in 1490 in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmographia : by Ptolemy( )

in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vite de Plutarcho traducte de latino in vulgare in Aquila al magnifico Lodovicho Torto per Baptista Alexandro Iaconello de Riete by Plutarch( Book )

2 editions published in 1482 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cosimo de' Medici, pater patriae, 1389-1464 by Curt Sigmar Gutkind( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Cosimo de' Medici and the Florentine Renaissance : the patron's oeuvre
Alternative Names
Cosimo 1389-1464

Cosimo 1389-1464 de' Medici

Cosimo 1389-1464 der Alte

Cosimo 1389-1464 il Vecchio

Cosimo de' Medici

Cosimo de' Medici 1389-1464

Cosimo de' Medici 1389-1464 il Vecchio

Cosimo de' Medici called il Vecchio

Cosimo de' Medici de Oude Italiaans politicus

Cosimo de' Medici den Oudn

Cosimo de' Medici First ruler of the Medici political dynasty

Cosimo de’ Medici florentinischer Bankier, Begründer des späteren Einflusses der Medici

Cosimo de' Medici il Vecchio

Cosimo de' Medici, il Vecchio, 1389-1464

Cosimo de’ Medici italialainen poliitikko

Cosimo de' Medici italiensk politikar, diplomat og bankier

Cosimo de' Medici italiensk politiker, diplomat og bankier

Cosimo de' Medici Starejši

Cosimo de' Medici the Elder

Cosimo den äldre italiensk politiker, diplomat och bankir

Cosimo der Alte 1389-1464

Cosimo il Vecchio

Cosimo il Vecchio 1389-1464

Cosimo il Vecchio de' Medici

Cosimo "il Vecchio" de' Medici 1389-1464

Cosimo Medicejský 1389-1464

Cosimo Medici

Cosimo, Medici de' 1389-1464

Cosimus Medices

Cosme 1389-1464 Medici

Cosme de Mèdici

Cosme de Médicis

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Cosmus de Medicis 1389-1464

De' Medici, Cosimo 1389-1464

Kosimo de Mediĉo

Medici, Cosimo 1389-1464

Mèdici, Cosimo de', 1389-1464

Medici, Cosimo de' 1389-1464 il Vecchio

Medici, Cosimo de' (der Alte) 1389-1464

Medici, Cosimo de', il Vecchio, 1389-1464

Medici, Cosme 1389-1464 l'Ancien

Medici, Cosme l'Ancien 1389-1464

Médicis, Côme de 1389-1464

Козимо де Медичи

Козимо Медичи

Козіма Медычы Старэйшы

Козімо Медічі

Медичи, Козимо Старый

דה מדיצ'י, קוזימו 1389-1464

מדיצ'י, קוזימו דה 1389-1464

קוזימו דה מדיצ'י

קוזימו דה מדיצ'י 1389-1464

كوزيمو دي ميديشي

โกซีโม เด เมดีชี

코시모 데 메디치

コジモ・デ・メディチ

メディチ, コジモ・デ

科西莫·德·美第奇

Languages
English (93)

Italian (25)

Latin (19)

French (8)

Spanish (2)

Russian (1)

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