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Seeing Culture in a Room for a Renaissance Prince

Randolph Starn

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter demonstrates the effect of literary theory in its analysis of the fifteenth-century frescoes of Andrea Mantegna. It also addresses the domain of “seeing” as opposed to “reading.” A new ... More


Art, Politics, and Patronage: Illuminating the Renaissance Book

Oren Margolis

in The Politics of Culture in Quattrocento Europe: René of Anjou in Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769323
eISBN:
9780191822384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769323.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter shows how a series of illuminated books transmitted from Jacopo Antonio Marcello to René of Anjou bound René to Marcello and both to the artistic avant garde around Mantegna and the ... More


Isabella and the Decorum of Voice

Tim Shephard

in Echoing Helicon: Music, Art and Identity in the Este Studioli, 1440-1530

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199936137
eISBN:
9780199381241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936137.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The famous Marchesa of Mantua, Isabella d’Este, was celebrated in her day with great vigor for her accomplishments as a musician and connoisseur, and for her classicising tastes. This chapter sets ... More


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