Andre Thevet and Fulvio Orsini: The beginnings of the modern tradition of classical portrait

Dwyer, Eugene
September 1993
Art Bulletin;Sep93, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p467
Academic Journal
Discusses the collection of portraits of illustrious persons in the 16th century. Development of veristic portraiture in Italy; Lack of an authoritative iconography for famous Greeks and Romans; Evolution of art expert Fulvio Orsini's iconographical method; Author Andre Thevet's introduction of Roman-born portrait iconography into France; Paolo Giovio's portrait collection model.


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