Medici women as cultural mediators, 1533-1743 : le donne di casa Medici e il loro ruolo di mediatrici culturali fra le corti d'Europa (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Medici women as cultural mediators, 1533-1743 : le donne di casa Medici e il loro ruolo di mediatrici culturali fra le corti d'Europa

Author: Christina Strunck; Villa I Tatti (Florence, Italy); Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut.
Publisher: Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana, ©2011.
Series: Biblioteca d'arte (Milan, Italy), 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book published by Silvana Editoriale in 2011, collects the contributions of the international conference held in October 2008 in Florence at the Villa I Tatti in Florence and the Institut Kunsthistorishes, and examines the ways in which women contributed to the Medici family cultural exchanges between the European courts, not only in the field of visual arts, music and literature, but also in the economic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Kongress
History
Congresses
Biography Congresses
Named Person: House of Medici; House of Medici; Medici, Familie; Medici, Familie
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Strunck; Villa I Tatti (Florence, Italy); Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut.
ISBN: 8836622380 9788836622382
OCLC Number: 777410664
Language Note: Contributions in English or Italian.
Notes: "Proceedings of the international conference Artful allies : Medici women as cultural mediators, held in Florence at Villa I Tatti (The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies) and at the Kunsthistorisches Institut (Max Planck Institute) in October 2008"--Opp. title page.
Description: 347 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Medici women as "artful allies" / Christina Strunck --
"La Florentina" or "La bonne Françoise" : some sixteenth-century commentators on Catherine de'Medici and her patronage / Sheila ffolliott --
Conspicuous absences, transnational relationships in Catherine de'Medici's portrait collection / Henri Zerner --
Magnificentissimum spectaculum Caterina de'Medici e le feste parigine del 1573 / Luisa Capodieci --
From Caterina de'Medici to Maria Magdalena of Austria : the politics of danced spectacle / Iain Fenlon --
Expressing a habsburg sensibility in the Medici court : the Grand Duchess Giovanna d'Austria's patronage and public image in Florence / Lisa Kaborycha --
Christine of Lorraine and cultural exchanges in the countryside : international customs in local settings / Suzanna B. Butters --
How Chrestienne became Cristina : political and cultural encounters between Tuscany and Lorraine / Christina Strunck --
Maria de'Medici : la costruzione di una regina / Maria Fubini Leuzzi --
Liberalità calcolate : politiche del dono tra corte di Francia e corti italiane al tempo di Maria de'Medici / Jean-François Dubost --
Maria Maddalena d'Austria e il culto delle reliquie alla corte dei Medici : scambi di modelli dinastici ed ecclesiastici / Ilaria Hoppe --
Maria Maddalena d'Austria's pilgrimage to Loreto : visuality, liminality and exchange / Alice E. Sanger --
Iconografie politiche nella stanza della Stufa a palazzo Pitti Maria Maddalena d'Austria e la circolazione di modelli internazionali / Elisa Acanfora --
"Ritratti fatti per mano del Bronzino, pittore di --
singulare eccellenza et fame" : Medici women and court portraits by Cristofano Allori as gifts / Lisa Goldenberg Stoppato --
Anna Maria Luisa de'Medici e la corte di Düsseldorf / Ulrike Ilg.
Series Title: Biblioteca d'arte (Milan, Italy), 35.
Other Titles: Donne di casa Medici e il loro ruolo di mediatrici culturali fra le corti d'Europa
Responsibility: edited by = a cura di Christina Strunck.
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Abstract:

The book published by Silvana Editoriale in 2011, collects the contributions of the international conference held in October 2008 in Florence at the Villa I Tatti in Florence and the Institut Kunsthistorishes, and examines the ways in which women contributed to the Medici family cultural exchanges between the European courts, not only in the field of visual arts, music and literature, but also in the economic, political and religious.

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