Cosimo I de' Medici and his self-representation in Florentine art and culture

Dynasty and destiny -- Shaping the Florentinist perspective -- The Sala Grande in the Palazzo della Signoria -- The Uffizi and the Pitti -- The apparato for the entry of Joanna of Austria -- The Neptune fountain and other major secular commissions -- Commissions in churches -- The grand ducal commis...

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Main Author: Veen, Henk Th. van 1950-
Contributors: McCormick, Andrew P. 1950- (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge New York Cambridge University Press 2006
In:Year: 2006
Reviews:[Rezension von: Veen, Henk Th Van, Cosimo I de' Medici and His Self-Representation in Florentine Art and Culture] (2008) (Terpstra, Nicholas)
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Cosimo, I., Toskana, Großherzog 1519-1574 / Maecenatism / Art / Florence / Self-portrayal
Further subjects:B Self-portrayal
B Florence (Italy) Civilization 16th century
B Art
B Florence (Italy) Kings and rulers Biography
B Florence
B Art patronage
B Cosimo Grand-Duke of Tuscany (1519-1574) Art patronage
B Art, Italian 16th century Italy Florence
B Florence (Italy) Civilization 16th century
B Art, Italian
B History
B Tuscany (Italy) History 1434-1737
B Civilization
B Art ; Political aspects ; Italy ; Florence ; History ; 16th century
B Italy ; Tuscany
B Cosimo ; Art patronage
B Maecenatism
B Medici, House of
B Cosimo
B Art, Italian ; Italy ; Florence ; 16th century
B Florence (Italy) History 1421-1737
B Italy ; Florence
B Kings and rulers
B Art, Italian (Italy) (Florence) 16th century
B Florence (Italy) ; Civilization ; 16th century
B Cosimo I 1519-1574 Art patronage
B Tuscany (Italy) Kings and rulers Biography
B Art ; Political aspects
B Biographies
B Species Political aspects History 16th century Italy Florence
B Species Political aspects (Italy) (Florence) History 16th century
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Summary:Dynasty and destiny -- Shaping the Florentinist perspective -- The Sala Grande in the Palazzo della Signoria -- The Uffizi and the Pitti -- The apparato for the entry of Joanna of Austria -- The Neptune fountain and other major secular commissions -- Commissions in churches -- The grand ducal commissions (1569--1574) -- In praise of the city and its elite -- Florentinist cultural politics -- Cosimo the citizen-prince.
In this study, Henk Th. van Veen reassesses how Cosimo de' Medici represented himself in images during the course of his rule. The text examines not only art and architecture, but also literature, historiography, religion, and festive culture
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 239 - 257
ISBN:0521837227