Medici Women
Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I

 

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Medici Women
Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I

by Gabrielle Langdon (Author)

 

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Lavishly illustrated, Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I is an indispensable work for anyone with a passion for Italian renaissance history, art, and court culture.



Lavishly illustrated, Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I is an indispensable work for anyone with a passion for Italian renaissance history, art, and court culture.


 

ISBN 802095267
ISBN13 9780802095268
Publisher University of Toronto Press
Format Paperback
Publication date 30/07/2007
Pages 480
Weight (grammes) 880
Published in Canada
Height (mm) 247
Width (mm) 172

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Introduction
Bloodlines: Portraits of Maria Salviati de' Medici by Bronzino and

Pontormo
Declarations of Dynasty: The State Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo
'These tender and well-born plants': Young Daughters and Wards

of Cosimo and Eleonora

A
'Medici' Papacy and a Counter-Reformation in Portraiture:

Allori's Giulia


d'Alessandro de' Medici

The New Medicean Cosmos: Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara

Damnatio Memoriae: Isabella de' Medici Orsini, 'La

stella di casa Medici'

Up Close and Personal: Patronage and the Miniature Eleonora ('Dianora')

di Toledo de' Medici
Epilogue
APPENDICES
TERMINOLOGY AND ABBREVIATIONS
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPH CREDITS
INDEX