Art and Patronage in Eighteenth-Century Portugal

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Hardcover New This important contribution to eighteenth-century European studies is the first to explore the relationships between artists, patrons and connoisseurs in Portugal ... in the period. Angela Delaforce describes the splendor and magnificent ceremonial of the court of the Braganca monarch, Dom Joao V, adorned with works of art he commissioned from the leading masters in Italy and France and made possible by the fabulous wealth arriving from colonial Brazil. The author has gathered together a wealth of previously unpublished archival material discovered in Portugal and Italy to trace the development of these fascinating patterns of international patronage. Read more Show Less

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This important contribution to eighteenth-century European studies is the first to explore the relationships between artists, patrons and connoisseurs in Portugal in the period. Angela Delaforce describes the splendor and magnificent ceremonial of the court of the Braganca monarch, Dom Joao V, adorned with works of art he commissioned from the leading masters in Italy and France and made possible by the fabulous wealth arriving from colonial Brazil. The author has gathered together a wealth of previously unpublished archival material discovered in Portugal and Italy to trace the development of these fascinating patterns of international patronage.

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In this substantial tome, Delaforce (a museum consultant and one of the editors of the ) focuses on patterns of collecting and patronage, with the royal family and major churches being the key players. The close interaction of Portugal with religious and artistic trends in Italy is a main theme. Among the topics included are the architectural and artistic policies of Dom Joao V, his political relations with Pope Clement XI and Rome, the commissions for the palace chapel, the building of the church complex at Mafra, and an assessment of the losses to art collections caused by the earthquake of 1755. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521571302
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/11/2002
  • Pages: 532
  • Product dimensions: 8.62 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 1.69 (d)

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Abbreviations; List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Prologue: the Conquest of India and the Paço da Ribeira; 2. The Adornment of the Paço da Ribeira and Dom João V's 'Precious Treasury'; 3. The Great Library at the Paço da Ribeira; 4. Art and Diplomacy: the Marquês de Abrantes and the Splendour of his Embassy to Rome; 5. The 'New Solomon': Dom João V and 'An Image of the Celestial Court on Earth'; 6. 'Good Taste and Opulence': Collecting by the Clergy and Nobility; 7. The Church as Patron: the 'Universal Artist' in Northern Portugal; 8. The Court of Dom José I and the New Lisbon: Grandeur and Vanity; 9. Collectors and Connoisseurs in Late Eighteenth-century Portugal; 10. Academia: Art, Theory and Design; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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