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Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome

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Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome is the first book-length study to consider identity creation during the two-hundred-year period between the late fifteenth- and late seventeenth-century. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book shows how the exceptional quality of Roman court and urban culture - with its elected 'monarchy', its large foreign population, and unique sense of civic identity - interacted with developments in the visual arts. Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome puts forward an alternative history of the art in the city, one that roots artistic creativity firmly within the political and social structures of the city, challenging traditional periodization and stylistic categorization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754656906
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/15/2008
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Contributors

List of Popes, 1417-1700

Introduction Jill Burke Burke, Jill Michael Bury Bury, Michael 1

Pt. 1 Finding Patronage in Early Modern Rome

1 Roma patria comune? Foreigners in Early Modern Rome Irene Fosi Fosi, Irene 27

2 The Bishop and the Artist: The Quest for Patronage in High Renaissance Rome Piers Baker Bates Bates, Piers Baker 45

3 Between Rome and Ferrara: The Courtiers of the Este Cardinals in the Cinquecento Guido Guerzoni Guerzoni, Guido 59

Pt. 2 Cardinals and their Worldly Goods

4 A Cardinal in Rome: Ippolito D'Este in 1560 Mary Hollingsworth Hollingsworth, Mary 81

5 Patronage Rivalries: Cardinals Odoardo Farnese and Pietro Aldobrandini Clare Robertson Robertson, Clare 95

6 Protector and Protectorate: Cardinal Antonio Barberini's Art Diplomacy for the French Crown at the Papal Court Karin Wolfe Wolfe, Karin 113

Pt. 3 Family Identity and the Papacy

7 Old Nobility versus New: Colonna Art Patronage during the Barberini and Pamphilj Pontificates (1623-1655) Christina Strunck Strunck, Christina 135

8 A Taste for Landscape: Innocent X and Palazzo Pamphilj in Piazza Navona Susan Russell Russell, Susan 155

9 Cardinal Camillo Massimo as Art Agent of the Altieri Lisa Beaven Beaven, Lisa 171

Pt. 4 The Papacy: Individual and Institution

10 'Ruined, untended and derelict': Fifteenth-century Papal Tombs in St Peter's Carol M. Richardson Richardson, Carol M. 191

11 Prince and Pontiff: Secular and Spiritual Authority in Papal State Portraiture between Raphael's Julius II and the Portraits of Pius V and Clement VIII Opher Mansour Mansour, Opher 209

12 Individual and InstitutionalIdentity: Galleries of Barberini Projects Maarten Delbeke Delbeke, Maarten 231

Bibliography 247

Index 277

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