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Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Kathleen Christian and Bianca de Divitiis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book brings together essays on the burgeoning array of local antiquarian practices developed across Europe in the early modern era (c. 1400-1700). Adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative ... More


Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Christopher D. Johnson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The work of German cultural theorist and art historian Aby Warburg (1866–1929) has had a lasting effect on how we think about images. This book focuses on his last project, the encyclopedic Atlas of ... More


Diane de Poitiers: An Idealized Mistress

Kathleen Wellman

in Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178852
eISBN:
9780300190656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178852.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on one of the most prominent French royal mistresses, Diane de Poitiers. Making effective use of Renaissance arts, literature, and rhetoric, Diane not only constructed an image ... More


Reading Christian Texts and Images

Robert Kiely and Paul J. Contino

in Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

At any college or university it is valuable to study the literature of belief, taking seriously the religious claims that inspired and still infuse it. In fact doing so with bright, curious, and ... More


In the Beginning Was the Image: Art and the Reformation Bible

David H. Price

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190074401
eISBN:
9780190074432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074401.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This pioneering study focuses on decisive contributions by Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Hans Holbein the Younger to the popular promotion of the printed Bible and, beyond that, to the ... More


The art of memory: Visual memories through paintings, television, and video art

Cretien Van Campen and Julian Ross

in The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685875
eISBN:
9780191771675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

For centuries, mnemonics, or the art of memory, was an essential technique for conveying information. Until the invention of printing, stories were often recounted using images (think of the linear ... More


The Crafting of Identity and the Division of Political Labour

Carolyn James

in A Renaissance Marriage: The Political and Personal Alliance of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, 1490-1519

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199681211
eISBN:
9780191761195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The use of gender as a category of historical analysis has prompted historians to rethink the modalities of politics during the Renaissance period. While women were rarely rulers in their own right, ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198769323.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

René of Anjou was a rallying point for those in Italy who turned out to be the malcontents rather than the hegemons. But his network remained valid and important for his Italian connections ... More


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