Medici women : portraits of power, love and betrayal from the court of Duke Cosimo I (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Medici women : portraits of power, love and betrayal from the court of Duke Cosimo I

Author: Gabrielle Langdon
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lavishly illustrated, Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I is an indispensable work for anyone with a passion for Italian renaissance history, art, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Portraits
Biography
Named Person: House of Medici; Cosimo, Grand-Duke of Tuscany; House of Medici; Maison des Médicis; Cosme, grand-duc de Toscane; Maison des Médicis; Cosimo, Grand-Duke of Tuscany; House of Medici; Cosimo, Toskana Großherzog; Eleonora, Toskana Großherzogin; Maria Salviati; Medici, Familie; Bencivenni Medici, Familie; House of Medici; House of Medici; Cosimo, Grand-Duke of Tuscany
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Langdon
ISBN: 9780802038258 0802038255 9780802095268 0802095267
OCLC Number: 62430497
Awards: Winner of AAIS Book Prize - American Association of Italian Studies 2006 (Canada)
Description: xv, 372 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Bloodlines : portraits of Maria Salviati de' Medici by Bronzino and Pontormo --
2. Declarations of dynasty : the state portrait of Eleonora di Toledo --
3. 'These tender and well-born plants' : young daughters and wards of Cosimo and Eleonora --
4. A 'Medici" papacy and a counter-reformation in portraiture : Allori's Giulia d' Alessandro de' Medici --
5. The new Medicean cosmos : Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara --
6. Dammatio Memoriae : Isabella de' Medici Orsini, 'La stella di casa Medici' --
7. Up close and personal : patronage and the miniature Eleonora ('Dianora') di Toledo de' Medici.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Langdon.
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