Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration

Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy: The Art and Culture of Conspicuous Commemoration

by Minou Schraven

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754665243
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Series: Visual Culture in Early Modernity Series
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Minou Schraven teaches art history and museum studies at Amsterdam University College.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Negotiating decorum: funeral ceremonies in early sixteenth-century Rome; Imperial apotheosis: the funeral apparati of Charles V; After Charles V: funeral apparati in Florence, Rome and other Italian cities; Religious festival culture after Trent: from Rome to Borromeo’s Milan, and back again; Funeral apparati of cardinals in early modern Rome; Papal reburials and the funeral apparato of Sixtus V in S. Maria Maggiore; Funeral apparati in Rome at the end of the sixteenth century; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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