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Guercino's paintings and his patrons' politics in early modern Italy

Author: Daniel M Unger; Guercino
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010.
Series: Visual culture in early modernity.
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Focusing on eight works showing religious scenes and scenes taken from Roman history, this volume bridges the gap between social and cultural history and the history of art, untangling the threads of  Read more...

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Unger, Daniel M.
Guercino's paintings and his patrons' politics in early modern Italy.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010
(OCoLC)744607810
Named Person: Guercino; Giovanni Francesco Barbieri
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Unger; Guercino
ISBN: 9780754669098 0754669092
OCLC Number: 468856463
Description: xii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; A biographical sketch; Part 1 Faith and Hope at the Dawn of War: In defense of the papacy: St Jerome Sealing a Letter; In praise of religious fervour: Return of the Prodigal Son; A call for a crusade: St William of Aquitaine and Pope Gregory VII; A message to the king of France: Burial and Reception into Heaven of St Petronilla.; Part 2 Disillusionment: A memorial: St Gregory the Great with Sts Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier; A warning for the queen of France: Death of Dido; Cardinal Magalotti's revenge: Esther before Ahasuerus; Commemorating peace after the war of Castro: Peace Between the Romans and the Sabines; Works cited; Index.
Series Title: Visual culture in early modernity.
Other Titles: Politics in early modern Italy
Responsibility: Daniel M. Unger.

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