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11 edition of Bronzino"s Chapel of Eleonora in the Palazzo Vecchio found in the catalog.

Bronzino"s Chapel of Eleonora in the Palazzo Vecchio

by Janet Cox-Rearick

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bronzino, Agnolo, 1503-1572 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Cappella di Eleonora (Palazzo vecchio, Florence, Italy),
  • Bible -- Illustrations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanet Cox-Rearick.
    SeriesCalifornia studies in the history of art ;, 29
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND623.B8 C68 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 445 p., [31] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1547467M
    ISBN 100520074807
    LC Control Number91026851

    Palazzo Vecchio, as its name implies, is very old indeed, dating from the XIII century. Its architect was Arnolfo di Cambio, who also worked on the city walls and the Cathedral. The tower of Palazzo Vecchio, dominating the city, was built on the foundation of one of the tower-houses so . The Apartments of the Priors are located in one of the oldest parts of the Palazzo Vecchio. They were built to house the members of government, which, at the time, consisted of eight elected officials, known as priors, two for each of the four quarters of Florence, the Gonfaloniere di Giustizia (the “Standard Bearer of Justice”), who acted as the figurehead of the state, two advisory.

      Agnolo Bronzino, Il serpente di bronzo, from the chapel of Eleonora of Toledo, Firenze, Palazzo Vecchio. The divisive and separative function of the sword, which is of such importance in alchemy, is prefigured in the flaming sword of the angel that separated our first parents from paradise. Palazzo Vecchio This imposing building has served as Florence’s town hall since Medici times. Until the 15th century, it was the tallest edifice in the city with a meter-high tower (Brunelleschi’s dome on the cathedral surpassed it). It is attributed to Arnolfo di Cambio, while the interior is .

    found: Cox-Rearick, J. Bronzino's Chapel of Eleonora in the Palazzo Vecchio, CIP galley (Cappella di Eleanora; Chapel of Eleonora di Toledo in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence; Chapel of Eleonora) found: Encic. ital.: v. 7, caption facing p. (Cappella della duchessa Eleonora in Palazzo vecchio a Florence). The Duke also appointed Bronzino to paint Eleonora’s private chapel, which he began in and finished twenty years later. As a Spanish noblewoman, Eleonora carried influence into Bronzino’s work of an eloquent, yet strict attention to ritual and ceremony.


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Chapter One— Eleonora di Toledo, Duchess of Florence. The Marriage of Eleonora di Toledo and Duke Cosimo de' Medici. The words of this chapter's epigraph by the Medici court poet Martelli praise Eleonora on her arrival in Florence as the bride of Duke Cosimo.1 Eleonora was the sixth child and second daughter of Don Pedro di Alvarez di Toledo, brother of the powerful duke of Alba and viceroy.

Bronzino was born in Florence, the son of a ing to his contemporary Vasari, Bronzino was a pupil first of Raffaellino del Garbo, and then of Pontormo, to whom he was apprenticed at Pontormo is thought to have introduced a portrait of Bronzino as a child (seated on a step) into one of his series on Joseph in Egypt now in the National Gallery, London.

The Palazzo Vecchio (Italian pronunciation: [paˈlattso ˈvɛkkjo] "Old Palace") is the town hall of Florence, overlooks the Piazza della Signoria, which holds a copy of Michelangelo's David statue, and the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi. Originally called the Palazzo della Signoria, after the Signoria of Florence, the ruling body of the Republic of Florence.

Bronzino's Chapel of Eleonora in the Palazzo Vecchio book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Do the sacred decorations of a Floren 4/5(1). Buy online tickets for Palazzo Vecchio and skip the line. The Palazzo, built in by Arnolfo di Cambio, was the residence of the 'Signoria' from the XV century and then from became the Medici family home, where the Vasari work of arts would lavish and stand out: a century hall, Francesco I small study, Eleonora's quarters and the Elements quarter.

Located upstairs on the main level of Palazzo is a jewel of a chapel created for Eleonora of Toledo, wife of the first grand duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I. Commissioned by Cosimo I, Agnolo Bronzino (he of much fame, including his incredible Martyrdom of St.

Lawrence in the Medici family church of San Lorenzo), the chapel is an oft overlooked treasure. From the very beginning, the main section of Palazzo Vecchio was destined to host the city council which was composed of chief members the Guilds of Florence (the Priori) who governed the Republic ofthe Duke of Athens, Walter VI of Brienne, enlarged Palazzo della Signoria towards Via della Ninna, giving it the appearance of a fortress and even adding a secret staircase for.

Search for books, ebooks, a Bronzino's Chapel of Eleonora in the Palazzo Vecchio / |c Janet Cox-Rearick. |a Berkeley: |b University of California Press, |c c |a xxix, p a Cappella di Eleonora (Palazzo vecchio, Florence, Italy) 0: 0. Palazzo Strozzi, 24 September – 23 January – Website Florence Agnolo di Cosimo, known as Bronzino (), was one of the greatest artists in the history of Italian painting.

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