TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Dwyer, Eugene
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep93, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p467
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9406170034

 

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