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Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal in the Court of Duke Cosimo I
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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.
Stories from archives, letters, diaries, chronicles, and secret ambassadorial briefs, open up a world of fascinating, personalities, personal triumphs, human frailty, rumour, intrigue, and appalling tragedies. 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.
|Publisher||University of Toronto Press|
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
* Bloodlines: Portraits of Maria Salviati de' Medici by Bronzino and
* Declarations of Dynasty: The State Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo
* 'These tender and well-born plants': Young Daughters and Wards
of Cosimo and Eleonora
'Medici' Papacy and a Counter-Reformation in Portraiture:
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
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