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The cabinet of eros : Renaissance mythological painting and the studiolo of Isabella d'Este / Stephen Campbell.

Author/Creator:
Campbell, Stephen J. (Stephen John), 1963-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 402 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
Mythology, Classical, in art.
Painting, Italian.
Painting, Renaissance -- Italy.
Palazzo ducale (Mantua, Italy). Studiolo.
Studiolos -- Italy -- Mantua.
Isabella d'Este, consort of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua, 1474-1539.
Contents:
Placing the gods
Study, the collection, and the Renaissance self
Myth and the articulation of gender and space
Isabella's "cupidity": collecting and literary production
Mantegna's Mars and Venus: poetry, natural history and the origins of art
Mantegna's mythic signatures: Pallas and the vices
Tanta amorosa impresa: Isabella, Perugino and Paride da Ceresara
Lorenzo Costa's Coronation of a woman poet and the Renaissance of Sappho
"Sweet counterfeiting and blandishments": courtiership, urbanitas, and Costa's Comus
"Dominate the stars" Correggio, the Gonzaga, and the sack of Rome
The rise of mythological painting in sixteenth-century Italy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-393) and index.
ISBN:
0300117531 (cl : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62302407
Publisher Number:
9780300117530
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