skip to content
Lorenzo and Giovanna : timeless art and fleeting lives in Renaissance Florence Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Lorenzo and Giovanna : timeless art and fleeting lives in Renaissance Florence

Author: Gert Jan van der Sman
Publisher: Florence : Mandragora, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. English edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Timeless Art and Fleeting Lives in Renaissance Florence is the first work to recount the entire story of two leading figures in Florence under Medici rule: Lorenzo Tornabuoni (1468-97), the gifted cousin of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and his beautiful wife, Giovanna degli Albizzi (1468-88). Through works of art, letters, poems and archival documents, the author reconstructs the lives of these two young people, from  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Lorenzo Tornabuoni; Giovanna degli Albizzi; House of Medici; Laurentius Tornabonus; Giovanna degli Albizzi; Medici, Familie; Giovanna degli Albizzi; House of Medici; Lorenzo Tornabuoni
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gert Jan van der Sman
ISBN: 9788874611287 8874611285
OCLC Number: 707196949
Description: 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two households --
The wedding --
Wisdom and beauty --
Lorenzo's beautiful chamber --
The vicissitudes of fortune --
The hope of eternal life --
Years of turmoil --
The final act.
Other Titles: Lorenzo & Giovanna.
Responsibility: Gert Jan Van der Sman ; English translation by Diane Webb.

Abstract:

This book tells the story of two forgotten protagonists of the Florentine Renaissance: Lorenzo Tornabuoni (1468-97) and his wife, Giovanna degli Albizzi (1468-88). Unpublished documents from family  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707196949> # Lorenzo and Giovanna : timeless art and fleeting lives in Renaissance Florence
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707196949#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Lorenzo & Giovanna.
    library:oclcnum "707196949" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Place/florence> ; # Florence
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/it> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Event/1400_1499> ; # 1400-1499
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Topic/mazenatentum> ; # Mäzenatentum
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> ; # Civilization
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Topic/kunst> ; # Kunst
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101445> ; # Art, Renaissance--Italy--Florence
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/316745924> ; # House of Medici
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Place/florence_italy> ; # Florence (Italy)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816786> ; # Art, Renaissance
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/945/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/medici_house_of> ; # House of Medici
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816430> ; # Art, Italian
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/tornabuoni_lorenzo_1468_1497> ; # Lorenzo Tornabuoni
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204699> ; # Italy--Florence.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/15967301> ; # Giovanna degli Albizzi
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/815756> ; # Art patronage
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/albizzi_giovanna_degli_1468_1488> ; # Giovanna degli Albizzi
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/13102402> ; # Familie Medici
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/72461623> ; # Laurentius Tornabonus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Place/florenz> ; # Florenz
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Topic/art_italian_italy_florence_15th_century> ; # Art, Italian--Italy--Florence--15th century
    schema:bookEdition "Rev. English ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/49374110> ; # Gert Jan van der Sman
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Two households -- The wedding -- Wisdom and beauty -- Lorenzo's beautiful chamber -- The vicissitudes of fortune -- The hope of eternal life -- Years of turmoil -- The final act."@en ;
    schema:description ""Timeless Art and Fleeting Lives in Renaissance Florence is the first work to recount the entire story of two leading figures in Florence under Medici rule: Lorenzo Tornabuoni (1468-97), the gifted cousin of Lorenzo the Magnificent, and his beautiful wife, Giovanna degli Albizzi (1468-88). Through works of art, letters, poems and archival documents, the author reconstructs the lives of these two young people, from their wedding in 1486, a celebration so lavish that it was remembered for decades, to the tragic fate that awaited both of them, for Giovanna would die in childbirth and Lorenzo would be beheaded. Their story is accompanied by images of marvellous works tied to their lives and families: paintings, frescoes, stained glass, nuptial cassoni and deschi da parto, or birth salvers, testify that, for 15th-century Florentine society, art was a fundamental reflection of social and political prestige."--Publisher's description."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4162310097> ; # Lorenzo & Giovanna.
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Lorenzo and Giovanna : timeless art and fleeting lives in Renaissance Florence"@en ;
    schema:productID "707196949" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707196949#PublicationEvent/florence_mandragora_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Agent/mandragora> ; # Mandragora
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9788874611287> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707196949> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/albizzi_giovanna_degli_1468_1488> # Giovanna degli Albizzi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1468" ;
    schema:deathDate "1488" ;
    schema:familyName "Albizzi" ;
    schema:givenName "Giovanna degli" ;
    schema:name "Giovanna degli Albizzi" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/medici_house_of> # House of Medici
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:name "House of Medici" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Person/tornabuoni_lorenzo_1468_1497> # Lorenzo Tornabuoni
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1468" ;
    schema:deathDate "1497" ;
    schema:familyName "Tornabuoni" ;
    schema:givenName "Lorenzo" ;
    schema:name "Lorenzo Tornabuoni" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Place/florence_italy> # Florence (Italy)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Florence (Italy)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4162310097#Topic/art_italian_italy_florence_15th_century> # Art, Italian--Italy--Florence--15th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101444> ;
    schema:name "Art, Italian--Italy--Florence--15th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007101445> # Art, Renaissance--Italy--Florence
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art, Renaissance--Italy--Florence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204699> # Italy--Florence.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Italy--Florence." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/815756> # Art patronage
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art patronage"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816430> # Art, Italian
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art, Italian"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/816786> # Art, Renaissance
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Art, Renaissance"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> # Civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/13102402> # Familie Medici
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "approximately 13.Jh." ;
    schema:deathDate "18Jh" ;
    schema:name "Familie Medici" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/15967301> # Giovanna degli Albizzi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1468" ;
    schema:deathDate "1488" ;
    schema:familyName "Albizzi" ;
    schema:givenName "Giovanna degli" ;
    schema:name "Giovanna degli Albizzi" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/316745924> # House of Medici
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:name "House of Medici" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49374110> # Gert Jan van der Sman
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sman" ;
    schema:givenName "Gert Jan van der" ;
    schema:name "Gert Jan van der Sman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/72461623> # Laurentius Tornabonus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1468" ;
    schema:deathDate "1497" ;
    schema:familyName "Tornabonus" ;
    schema:familyName "Tornabuoni" ;
    schema:givenName "Laurentius" ;
    schema:givenName "Lorenzo" ;
    schema:name "Laurentius Tornabonus" ;
    schema:name "Lorenzo Tornabuoni" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4162310097> # Lorenzo & Giovanna.
    schema:name "Lorenzo & Giovanna." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9788874611287>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "8874611285" ;
    schema:isbn "9788874611287" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707196949>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/707196949> ; # Lorenzo and Giovanna : timeless art and fleeting lives in Renaissance Florence
    schema:dateModified "2018-07-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/707196949#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> # Lorenzo & Giovanna.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:inLanguage "nl" ;
    schema:name "Lorenzo & Giovanna." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.