Giulio Romano, Master Designer: An Exhibition of Drawings in Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of His Birth

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Published in honor of the 400th anniversary of his birth, this was an exhibition catalog to accompany an exhibition of his drawings. Giulio Romano was Raphael's chief assistant, ... his heir, and, after he completed Raphael's unfinished works for the Vatican, the chief artist (and architect) for the Duke of Mantua. He is also the only artist mentioned by name in Shakespeare's plays ("The Winter's Tale"). This is a large format (11-3/4x9-3/4 inches) book illustrated mostly in black and white. So far as I can tell, the volume has never been opened. Read more Show Less

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Library Journal
This catalog for a show at the Hunter College Art Gallery commemorates the 500th anniversary of Giulio Romano, noted student of Raphael and artist of the High Renaissance, exploring his drawings and designs. A favorite of Duke Frederico Gonzaga of Mantua, Romano created exclusively for him. His designs included everything from saltcellars to Frederico's Palazzo Te, as he transformed Mantua into a glorious city. Seven chapters, each by an art historian, are interspersed with commentary on individual works that develops all the dimensions of his art. The range of works encompasses the profane and sacred in Renaissance art, from secular mythological themes based on the work of Ovid to the scandalous eroticism of I modi to religious adorations. Rarely did Romano fully execute paintings, leaving the task to assistants, so the focus of this show and the catalog of drawings from his hand are particularly relevant to his art. Any New World exhibition presenting artists of the Italian Renaissance is worthy of consideration, and this is no exception. The clear, well-documented text is suited both to specialists and to more casual readers. Recommended for art school, museum, and public libraries.--Ellen Bates, New York Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\
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Prepared in conjunction with the September 1999 Hunter College exhibition. Arranged chronologically, the text and illustrations follow Giulio's development as a draftsman from his youthful years at the papal court in Rome through his two decades as artistic entrepreneur at the Gonzaga court. Most of the drawings are from the Mantuan period and are arranged according to different types of projects that the artist designed. The exhibition explores Giulio's versatility, his inventiveness, speed and facility, and his ability to simultaneously recall and transform motifs from antique sculpture into a modern decorative language. It also emphasizes his different types of drawings and his workshop practice. Contains 44 b&w drawings and three prints. Cox-Rearick is professor of art history at Hunter College and the Graduate School CUNY. Oversize: 10x12<">. Distributed by the U. of Washington Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885998217
  • Publisher: Hunter College Art Galleries
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 9.84 (w) x 11.78 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Gallery Director's Foreword 8
Preface and Acknowledgments 9
Note to the Catalogue 12
Giulio Romano, Master Designer 13
I Giulio Romano and His Master, Raphael, 1516-24 28
Cats. 1-5 32
II Giulio Romano as Designer of Erotica: I modi, 1524-25 44
Cats. 6-8 48
III Giulio Romano as Court Artist to Federico Gonzaga and Ercole Gonzaga in Mantua: Studies for Metalwork, Devices, and Tapestries, 1524-46 54
Cats. 9-16 58
IV Giulio Romano as Court Artist to Federico Gonzaga in the Late 1520s: Studies for Decorations in the Camera di Psiche, the Camera delle Aquile, and the Camera dei Venti, Palazzo Te; and Studies for the Sala Imperiale, Palazzo Ducale 74
Cats. 17-26 78
V Giulio Romano as Court Artist to Federico Gonzaga in the Early 1530s: Studies for Decorations in the Camera di Attilio Regolo and the Camera dei Giganti, Palazzo Te 98
Cats. 27-32 102
VI Giulio Romano as Court Artist to Federico Gonzaga, the King of France, and the City of Parma: Studies for Fresco and Stucco Decorations, Easel Paintings, a Tapestry, and a Festival Decoration, c. 1526-46 114
Cats. 33-42 118
VII Giulio Romano as Designer of Religious Works in Mantua, 1524-46 138
Cats. 43-47 142
Bibliography 152
Photo Credits 161
Illustrations 162
Index of Drawings Mentioned 164
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