Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600

Receptions of Antiquity, Constructions of Gender in European Art, 1300-1600

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ISBN-13: 9789004278745
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/26/2015
Series: Metaforms , #3
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Marice Rose, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Art History at Fairfield University. She publishes on the topics of classical reception, images of women and slaves in the late Roman empire, and art history pedagogy.

Alison C. Poe, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Instructor of Art History at Fairfield University specializing in Roman imperial-era and late antique funerary art and architecture as well as in classical reception.

Contributors to this volume are Katherine M. Bentz, Mary Edwards, Genevieve S. Gessert, Hetty Joyce, Claudia Lazzaro, Stephanie C. Leone, Maria F. Maurer, K. Sarah-Jane Murray (with Ashley A. Simone), April Oettinger, Patricia Simons, Timothy Smith and Ian Verstegen.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Contributors viii

List of Figures xi

Introduction: Classical Reception, Gender Studies, and Art History Marice Rose Alison C. Poe 1

1 Cross-Dressing in the Arena Chapel: Giotto's Virtue Fortitude Re-examined Mary D. Edwards 37

2 The Liminal Feminine: Illuminating Europa in the Ovide Moralisé K. Sarah-Jane Murray Ashley A. Simone 80

3 A Giant Corrupt Body: The Gendering of Renaissance Roma Genevieve S. Gessert 98

4 Luca Signorelli's Veturia Persuading Coriolanus to Spare Rome and Viewers in the Palazzo Petrucci, Siena Stephanie C. Leone 131

5 Queer Fragments: Sodoma, the Belvedere Torso, and Saint Catherine's Head Timothy B. Smith 169

6 The Trouble with Pasiphae: Engendering a Myth at the Gonzaga Court Maria F. Maurer 199

7 Vision, Voluptas, and the Poetics of Water in Lorenzo Lotto's Venus and Cupid April Oettinger 230

8 The Crone, the Witch, and the Library: The Intersection of Classical Fantasy with Christian Vice during the Italian Renaissance Patricia Simons 264

9 Picturing Rape and Revenge in Ovid's Myth of Philomela Hetty E. Joyce 305

10 Figuring Florence: Gendered Bodies in Sixteenth-Century Personifications and Their Antique Models Claudia Lazzaro 350

11 Conjugal Piety: Creusa in Barocci's Aeneas' Flight from Troy Ian Verstegen 393

12 Ancient Idols, Lascivious Statues, and Sixteenth-Century Viewers in Roman Gardens Katherine M. Bentz 418

Index 451

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