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Changing patrons : social identity and the visual arts in Renaissance Florence

Author: Jill Burke
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To whom should we ascribe the great flowering of the arts in Renaissance Italy? Artists like Botticelli and Michelangelo? Or wealthy, discerning patrons like Cosimo de' Medici? In recent years, scholars have attributed great importance to the role played by patrons, arguing that some should even be regarded as artists in their own right. This approach receives sharp challenge in Jill Burke's Changing Patrons, a  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Burke
ISBN: 0271023627 9780271023625
OCLC Number: 53254007
Description: xiii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Families, neighbors, and friends. Family self-fashioning ; Private wealth and public benefit: the Nasi and Del Pugliese Palaces ; Family, church, community: the appearance of power in Santo Spirito ; Patronage and the art of friendship: Piero del Pugliese's patronage of Filippino Lippi. --
pt. II. The individual, the family, and the church. Patronage rights and wrongs: building identity at Santa Maria a Lecceto ; Framing patronage: beauty and order at the Church of the Innocenti ; Differing visions: image and audience in the Florentine Church. --
pt. III. Identity and change. Painted prayers: Savonarola and the audience of images. --
Appendix: Nasi family tree ; Del Pugliese family tree ; Unpublished documents ; Poems written about the portrait of Piero del Pugliese by Filippino Lippi.
Other Titles: Social identity and the visual arts in Renaissance Florence
Responsibility: Jill Burke.
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"No one writing about Florentine and Italian art history will be able to ignore this elegant and probing book."-F.W. Kent, Director, Monash University at Prato "Probing, concise and grounded in Read more...

 
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