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Author Gage, Frances, 1965- author.

Title Painting as medicine in early modern Rome : Giulio Mancini and the efficacy of art / Frances Gage.

Published University Park, Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  708.56320903 GAGE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  708 GAGE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 228 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Art, medical culture, and Mancini's critical fortune -- Illness, health preservation, and recreation -- From exercise to repose -- For beautiful, healthy children -- Preserving the civic body.
Summary "Through a study of the writings of the papal physician and art critic Giulio Mancini, explores early modern art collecting in Italy. Argues that art within domestic contexts was understood to create healthy bodies, minds, and societies through the mechanism of the imagination"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Mancini, Giulio, 1558-1630.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.
Art -- Health aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century.
Art -- Health aspects -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 16th century.
Art and society -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.
Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Rome -- Modern period, 1500-
Painting, Renaissance -- Italy -- Rome.
ISBN 9780271071039 (cloth : alk. paper)