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Patronage in Renaissance Italy

Mary Hollingsworth

Patronage in Renaissance Italy

From 1400 to the Early 16th Century

by Mary Hollingsworth

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Published by J. Murray .
Written in English


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StatementMary Hollingsworth.
The Physical Object
Pagination(384)p. :
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL22307001M
ISBN 100719553784

Among the greatest patrons in 15th-century Florence were members of the powerful Medici family, who ruled as princes, though the city was, in name, a republic. The works in this tour date from the time of Lorenzo de' Medici, the Magnificent, whom Machiavelli called "the greatest patron of literature and art that any prince has ever been.


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Mary Hollingsworth is a scholar of the Italian Renaissance, and author of The Cardinal's Hat, The Borgias: History's Most Notorious Dynasty and Patronage in Renaissance Italy: From to the Early Sixteenth Century/5. An interesting book covering two centuries of Italian renaissance, architecture and art in Florence, Venice, Milan, Rome and other Italian cities.

It tells of the powerful wealthy families, Guilds and Patricians of the time, the political struggles and how their money and patronage paid for many of wonderful buildings and beautiful works of art Cited by:   Patronage, Art, and Society in Renaissance Italy book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Patronage, in its broadest sense, has bee 5/5(2). In Patronage in Renaissance Italy book first comprehensive study of patrons in the Italian quattrocento, Mary Hollingsworth shows how the patron--rather than the artist--carefully controlled both subject and medium in artistic creation.

In a competitive and Patronage in Renaissance Italy book age, she explains, image and ostentation were essential statements of the patron's power.

As a result, perceived cost became more important than artistic quality. Patronage in Renaissance Italy: From to the Early Sixteenth Century - Kindle edition by Hollingsworth, Mary. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Patronage in Renaissance Italy: From to the Early Sixteenth Century/5(8). The essays in this book for the most part began their lives as papers delivered at a conference—on 'Patronage, Art and Society in the Renaissance'—held in Melbourne in May as part of the 'Renaiss ance Year' organized by the Humanities Research Centre of the Aus tralian National University.

In Venice art patronage was largely controlled by the scuolas, or confraternities, great religious and social organizations. The church was also an important patron of the arts.

Creative individuals like artists, architects, musicians, and writers benefited substantially from art. Get this from a library. Art, power, and patronage in Renaissance Italy.

[John T Paoletti; Gary M Radke] -- Explores some of the circumstances of Renaissance art, such as why it was created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings, and sculptures. Patronage, in its broadest sense, has been established as one of the dominant social processes of pre-industrial Europe.

This collection examines the role it played in the Italian Renaissance, focusing particularly upon Florence. Traditionally viewed simply as the context for the extraordinary artistic creativity of the Renaissance, patronage has more recently been examined by historians as a.

PATRONAGE, broadly defined as “the action of a patron in supporting, encouraging, or countenancing a person, institution, work, art, etc.,” has been clearly established as one of the dominant social processes of pre-industrial Europe.² It is virtually a permanent structural characteristic of all early European material high culture, based as it is on production by specialists.

In the case of the princely courts of the Renaissance, commissions promoted not simply the ruler but the prestige of the city. Patronage was a tool of rulership and diplomacy. Innoted art historian Bernard Berenson likened the Renaissance relationship between artist and patron to one between a carpenter, tailor, or shoemaker and a.

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The spread of the publishers involved indicates the range of expected markets, from Mary Hollingsworth's book for students published. The first book to be dedicated to the topic, Patronage and Italian Renaissance Sculpture reappraises the creative and intellectual roles of sculptor and patron.

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3d ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, E-mail Citation» An updated version of a classic in the social and cultural history of the Renaissance, important for exposing patronage and artistic practice as functions determined by larger social constraints, conventions, and.

Buy Patronage in Renaissance Italy: From to the Early Sixteenth Century Reprint by Hollingsworth, Professor Mary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). The fourteen essays in this collection explore the dominance of patronage in Renaissance politics, religion, theatre, and artistic life.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton Cited by: Patronage in Renaissance Italy: from to the early sixteenth century.

Responsibility Mary Hollingsworth. Nielsen Book Data) It should be of interest to art historians and their students and to lovers of Renaissance art and civilization. At the start of the 15th century the patron, not the artist, was seen as the creator and he.

A Taxonomy of Art Patronage in Renaissance Italy. Sheryl E. Reiss. Search for more papers by this author. Sheryl E. Reiss. Search for more papers by this author.

Book Editor(s): Babette Bohn. Search for more papers by this author. James M. Saslow. Search for more papers by this by: 1. Social Change and Continuity in Renaissance Europe The Popolo Grosso: Patronage, Social Status, and Political Power For the noble and wealthy merchant-banker popolo grosso families, artistic patronage was a means of achieving and maintaining social status and political power in a society where there was a strict social Size: KB.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Art, Power, and Patronage in Renaissance Italy has a freshness and breadth of approach that sets the art in its context, exploring why it was created and who commissioned the palaces, cathedrals, paintings, and sculptures.

For, as the authors claim, Italian Renaissance artists were no more solitary geniuses than are most architects and /5(34). Happily, Patronage in Renaissance Italy is a very readable book.

Aside from a disappointing lack of a concluding chapter, its general outline cannot be faulted. Hollingsworth writes clearly, avoids jargon, and embraces current research, a winning combination for any good textbook. The most famous of these was Cosimo de' Medici, whose patronage turned Florence into the greatest center of art in all of Italy.

The artwork of the Renaissance came to define Western civilization. Patronage in Renaissance Italy by Professor Mary Hollingsworth,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17).

Patronage and Dynasty. The Rise of the della Rovere in Renaissance Italy. Edited by Ian F. Verstegen “Overall, the book offers a bright palette of historically painted individual art historical studies, which is indeed a many-sided (although in no ways exhaustively rendered) picture of.

Changes of the patronage system during Renaissance Different from the fully developed art market today, there were few individual traders of art works in the Renaissance period. Historically, artists rarely undertook major artworks without a patron’s concrete commission.

"A rich, multi-leveled study focusing on the patronage and the political and religious content of three major altarpieces painted between and for the principal Conventual Franciscan church in Venice, Santa Maria Gloriosa dei FrariThis study of 'piety and patronage' is very carefully executed, well-documented, and thoughtfully argued.

The Venetian Renaissance had a distinct character compared to the general Italian Renaissance elsewhere. The Republic of Venice was topographically distinct from the rest of the city-states of Renaissance Italy as a result of their geographic location which isolated the city politically, economically and culturally allowing the city the leisure to pursue the pleasures of art.

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Kent at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be :   ByCosimo de’ Medici had become one of the wealthiest people in Italy, and the region’s unofficial ruler, a position he retained until his death 30 years later.

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A Brief History of Patronage One of the defining characteristics of Florentine society throughout the centuries was a deeply-rooted system of patronage networks. Galileo benefitted from the patronage of both the Marchese del Monte and the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo II de Medici, in his lifelong career as a mathematician, scientist, and inventor.

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Whereas other books are organized by time, by artists, or by patronage, this book's essence is the relationships among artist, art, location, and public. Patronage in Renaissance Italy: from to the early sixteenth century by Mary Hollingsworth Call Number: NH65 Author: Elizabeth Parang.In this unit we consider artists and patrons in Italy’s aristocratic courts, where patronage was also an important tool of rulership.

Our discussion is focused on five cities (Milan, Urbino, Naples, Mantua, and Ferrara) and on a brief period, from around to the early sixteenth century, a time of relative political calm that allowed. Jonathan Alexander became aware of the lack of a survey in English of Italian Renaissance illumination while preparing the groundbreaking exhibition The Painted Page: Italian Renaissance Book Illumination –, held in London and New York in –95 (exh.

cat., ). He took up the challenge equipped not only with a profound knowledge of painting in Italian books, but .