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Author Richards, John, 1954-

Title Petrarch's influence on the iconography of the Carrara Palace in Padua : the conflict between ancestral and antique themes in the fourteenth century / John Richards ; with a foreword by Robin Simon.

Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  751.73094532 RICH    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 172 pages, 10 pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [147]-167) and index.
Contents Foreword / Robin Simon -- Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Reggia of Ubertino da Carrara (r.1338-1445) and his successors -- Ch. 3. The Patronage of Giacomo II da Carrara (r.1445-1450) -- The Sala Thebana -- The Sala delle Bestie and the Private Chapel -- The Camera Neronis -- The Sala Thebana and Camera Neronis in Context -- Ch. 4. Francesco il Vecchio da Carrara (r.1350/1356-1388) -- The Camera Lucretie, Camera Herculis and Camera Camilli -- The Sala Virorum Illustrium -- The Pozuolo and Sala Nova Virorum Illustrium -- The Camera Virtutum -- The De viris illustribus/Sala Virorum Illustrium as Exhortation to Virtue -- Historiography and Typology -- The Romanitas of the DVI/SVI -- Petrarch and the other all-antica rooms of the Reggia 1350-1388 -- Ch. 5. Francesco Novello da Carrara (r.1388 & 1390-1405): "Stemmata quid faciunt?" -- The Stanze delle Navi and the Stanza di Brentelle -- The Carrara Medals -- Coda: "O iactura preterite maiestatis!"
Subject Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. De viris illustribus. -- Illustrations.
Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374 -- Influence.
Carrara family -- Art patronage.
Carrara Palace (Padua, Italy)
Mural painting and decoration, Italian -- Italy -- Padua -- 14th century -- Themes, motives.
Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance -- Italy -- Padua -- Themes, motives.
ISBN 9780773452367