Series Editor’s Preface.
Introduction: Michael W. Cole.
Part I: Pagan Mysteries.
1. Raphael’s Tomb: Tilmann Buddensieg.
2. St. Peter’s as Ruins: On some views by Heemskerck: Christof Thoenes.
3. “Virtue Reconciled with Pleasure,” from Pagan Mysteries in the Renaissance: Edgar Wind.
4. Love's Sweet Poison: A New Reading of Bronzino's London Allegory: Robert W. Gaston.
Part II: Nature and Artifice.
5. Science and the Poetic Impulse: Martin Kemp.
6. Mannerist Grottos in 16th-century Italy: Philippe Morel.
7. Imitation, Innovation, and Renovation in the Counter-Reformation: Landscapes all’antica in the Vatican Tower of the Winds: Nicola Courtright.
8. Landscape and Still-Life,” from Federico Borromeo and the Ambrosiana: Art Patronage and Reform in Seventeenth-Century Milan: Pamela Jones.
Part III: Figures and Bodies.
9. Preparing to Finish: Portraits by Pontormo and Bronzino around 1530: Elizabeth Cropper.
10. The Mistress in the Masterpiece: Nancy J. Vickers.
11. Michelangelo’s Florentine Pietà: The Missing Leg: Leo Steinberg.
12. Reclining Bodies: Figural Ornament in Renaissance Architecture: Alina Payne.
Part IV: The Artist.
13. The New Professionalism in the Renaissance: Catherine Wilkinson.
14. On Some Engravings by Giorgio Ghisi Commonly Called “Reproductive”: Michael Bury.
15. The Historian and technique: On the role of goldsmithery in Vasari’s Lives:.
Part V: Reformations.
16. Michelangelo and Vittoria Colonna: Charles De Tolnay.
17. Gifts for Michelangelo and Vittoria Colonna: Alexander Nagel.
18. The Carracci and the Devout Style in Emilia: Charles Dempsey.
19. The Gesù in Light of Contemporary Church Design: James Ackerman.
Part VI: Theory and Practice.
20. Leonardo’s Color and Chiaroscuro: John Shearman.
21. The Subject of Savoldo's Magdalene: Mary Pardo.
22. Figure come fratelli: A Transformation of Symmetry in Italian Renaissance Painting: David Summers.
23. Raphael, Angelo Colocci, and the Genesis of the Architectural Orders: Ingrid D. Rowland.