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The Arte Dei “Romori”

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses how Leonardo da Vinci's spiritual influence runs like a road map through Russolo's entire career, from the infatuation of his early Milanese years to the veneration for the ... More


Collaborative Innovation through Swarm Creativity

Peter A. Gloor

in Swarm Creativity: Competitive Advantage through Collaborative Innovation Networks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304121
eISBN:
9780199789771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304121.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter presents the concept of “swarm creativity”, beginning with the concept of swarm intelligence as observed in insects and drawing the parallels between social insects and collaborators in ... More


Freud on Da Vinci: The Rocky Road of Psychobiographic Investigations

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Freud wrote about dreams and fantasies of flight on at least two occasions, and in both instances he arrived at the same conclusion: images of flight in dreams and in daytime fantasies are to be ... More


Leonardo’s Hand: Mimesis, Sexuality, and the Polis

Christopher Pye

in The Storm at Sea: Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265046
eISBN:
9780823266678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265046.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter two explores aesthetic autonomy through Leonardo da Vinci’s depictions of the incarnation. Registering the divisive turn from poesis to auto-poesis, those images enact the contradictory logic ... More


Controversial Leonardo

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Veneration of Leonardo da Vinci among the futurists had deep roots in the prehistory of the movement, that is, in the Movimento Fiorentino, a group of intellectuals active in Florence at the ... More


The Renaissance as Enactment Walter Pater

J. B. BULLEN

in The Myth of the Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128885
eISBN:
9780191671722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128885.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance was published in 1873, but by 1869 he had evolved a highly personal myth of the Renaissance which informed all his subsequent work. Each of ... More


Appraising Leonardo

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 10 discusses the appraisal of paintings relating to Leonardo and his school in seventeenth-century England and the state of understanding and connoisseurship of the artist at that time. The ... More


‘A Peece of Christ done by Leonardo’ and ‘A lords figure. in halfe.’: Plotting the Paper Trail

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 7 opens the third section of the book, which discusses the collecting and reception of Leonardo da Vinci in Stuart Britain. The chapter summarizes the key documentation, placing it in ... More


Inventing Leonardo

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

From the evidence of contemporary literary sources, manuscript inventories, correspondence, and eyewitness accounts, Chapter 8 considers the penetration of literary concepts of Leonardo as an artist ... More


Collecting Body Parts in Leonardo’s Cave: Vasari’s Lives and the Eroticsof Obscene Connoisseurship

Harry Berger

in The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823245161
eISBN:
9780823252657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245161.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the portrayal of Leonardo da Vinci in Giorgio Vasari’s Le Vite de' Piú Eccellenti Pittori Scultori ed Architettori (The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and ... More


Living on the Edge in Leonardo’s Florence

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Florence in the fifteenth century was one of the five most populous cities in Italy. It was a wealthy city deriving its wealth from industry, trade, banking, agriculture, and craftsmanship. However, ... More


Visual Magic

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 reviews the visual evidence on the basis of the stripped picture before the infilling of lost areas of paint. Pentimenti are apparent, most conspicuously in the repositioning of the thumb ... More


Patronage, Some Copies, and Other Versions

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 6 discusses possible patronage of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, without arriving at any favoured conclusion. The presence of a ‘Christ in the manner of God the Father’ in the list of paintings ... More


Promethean Ambitions: Alchemy and the Quest to Perfect Nature

William R. Newman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226577128
eISBN:
9780226577135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226577135.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In this book, the author uses alchemy to investigate the thinning boundary between the natural and the artificial. Focusing primarily on the period between 1200 and 1700, he examines the labors of ... More


Cybernetic Alienation: Prosthetic Strategies in Alberti, Leonardo, Castiglione, and Machiavelli

Harry Berger

in The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823245161
eISBN:
9780823252657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245161.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the prosthetic strategies of Italian humanists Leon Battista Alberti, Leonardo da Vinci, Baldessare Castiglione, and Niccolò Machiavelli. It begins with an overview of ... More


Restoration of the Bose–Freud Correspondence: Light Shed on Its First Two Phases, from Freud’s 1923–37 Correspondence with Romain Rolland, and a Missed Chance to Compare Views on the Pre-Oedipal

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878375
eISBN:
9780190878405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878375.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

Chapter 2 compares the second phase of the Bose–Freud correspondence with the first two periods of Freud’s correspondence with Romain Rolland. Freud’s preference for Oedipal insights is explored ... More


Drawings and Dates

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 examines the two surviving drawings for Christ’s draperies at Windsor, their attribution, and their place in the chronology of Leonardo’s drawing styles. The use of red chalk on red paper ... More


The Spectrum in Historical Context

Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents a historical survey of the analysis of spectra, starting with Leonardo da Vinci's observations of spectra from a glass of water. Newton's ‘new theory of light’ is treated along ... More


Fr. Pavel Florensky: “The Russian Leonardo da Vinci”

Teresa Obolevitch

in Faith and Science in Russian Religious Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198838173
eISBN:
9780191874642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838173.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 9 considers the philosophy of Fr. Pavel Florensky, “the Russian Leonardo da Vinci” who presented the most impressive attempt at the reconciliation of faith and science. Florensky was ... More


‘A Pitiable Sight’

Margaret Dalivalle, Martin Kemp, and Robert B. Simon

in Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Collecting of Leonardo in the Stuart Courts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198813835
eISBN:
9780191851575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813835.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 11 considers access to Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi in England c. 1630–50. It proposes that the painting was inaccessible in the queen’s private apartments in the 1630s, which accounts for its ... More


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