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Art, devotion and patronage at Santa Maria dei Carmini, Venice : with special reference to the 16th-Century altarpieces
(University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
This study is an art history of Santa Maria dei Carmini, Venice, from its foundation in c. 1286 to the present day, with a special focus on the late Renaissance period (c. 1500-1560). It explores a relatively overlooked ...
The Vivarini workshop and its patrons, c.1430 - c.1450
(University of St Andrews, 1999) - Thesis
Giovanni d'Alemagna and Antonio Vivarini worked together as painters and partners from (at least) 1441 until Giovanni's death in 1450. The nine extant projects by their shop which can be securely attributed to these ...
Meaning in the allegories painted by Mantegna for Isabella d'Este : a study in the context of Gonzaga patronage and Mantegna's career
(University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
This Thesis attempts to demonstrate that the themes behind Andrea Mantegna's Parnassus and The Triumph of Virtue drew mainly upon the more arcane aspects of astrology and the cosmos that were dealt with by Marsilio Ficino ...
Interpreting breast iconography in Italian art, 1250-1600
(University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
The motif of the uncovered female breast is ubiquitous in art of all ages and cultures. Modern analysis of breast imagery tends to be biased by the sexual significance that breasts have now. However in Italian renaissance ...
Odoardo Fialetti (1573-c.1638): the interrelation of Venetian art and anatomy, and his importance in England
(University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
Bolognese artist Odoardo Fialetti (1573 – c.1638) is a fascinating figure upon which curiously little work has been done. Though he is a rarely discussed pupil of Tintoretto, Fialetti’s oeuvre is vast (some 55 known paintings ...
The sculptured altarpiece in Renaissance Venice, ca. 1460-1530
(University of St Andrews, 1993) - Thesis
This thesis comprises a study of the Venetian sculptured altarpieces during the period 1460 - 1530. During the course of research a surprisingly large number of examples were identified, many of which have so far received ...
Paolo Veronese and his patrons
(University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis