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The Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance art

by Edith Balas

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Published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Mother goddesses in art -- History,
    • Art, Renaissance -- Italy -- Themes, motives,
    • Art, Italian -- 15th century -- Themes, motives,
    • Art, Italian -- 16th century -- Themes, motives

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-167) and index.

      StatementEdith Balas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7793.M68 B35 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572467M
      ISBN 10088748381X
      LC Control Number2002101900
      OCLC/WorldCa51479833

        Early Renaissance Art (s) In the later 14th century, the proto-Renaissance was stifled by plague and war, and its influences did not emerge again until the first years of the next century. Father Giovanni, a Vatican priest, narrates a story of a bloody new cult of Artemis in Nevins's (Commonwealth Avenue) arty, horrific novel. When Giovanni .

      The Virgin Mary is frequently shown holding an open book, symbolic of her submission to Gods Holy Law. Sienese Madonna's are the most mystical and beguiling in the history of art. In Botticelli's The Madonna and Child with an Angel, (housed in . The Great Mother Goddess. He was the only sculptor that was a great master of the Italian Renaissance. Donatello. What fact alludes to a controversial aspect of Botticelli's mythological painting Birth of Venus, as it was seen in 15th-century Florence Which feature is not characteristic of Italian Baroque art?

      The goddess obscured: Whence the goddesses: a source book / by: Dexter, Miriam Robbins, Published: () The new book The Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance art / by: Balas, Edith. Published: () The faces of the goddess by: Motz, Lotte.   Aphrodite's parents: One genealogy gives her parents as Zeus, king of the gods, and Dione, an early earth/mother goddess. More commonly, she was believed to be born of the foam in the sea, which bubbled around the severed member of Ouranos when Kronos slew him. Aphrodite's birthplace: Rising from the foam off of the islands of Cyprus or Kythira Author: Detraci Regula.


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Michelangelo: The Mother Goddess as Heaven and Earth --Ch. Further Instances of the Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance Art --App. Although much has been written over the years about the ancient mystery religions and their influence on the intellectual life of the Renaissance, scholars have neglected their role in art.

This is a serious omission in the case of one of the most popular cultic deities, the Mother Goddess, whose colorful myths and exotic rites, described in fascinating detail by classical authors.

Michelangelo: The Mother Goddess as Heaven and Earth -- Ch. Further Instances of the Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance Art -- App. Ancient Sources for the Myth and Cult of the Mother Goddess -- App.

Boccaccio and Cartari on the Mother GoddessPages: Specifically, this partial book review will highlight how Jesus Christ was portrayed in Italian Renaissance art, along with any supporting biblical passages.

Professor Hartt says that one of the main purposes of the Renaissance was the effort by humanists “to reconcile the ideas they found in Greek and Roman authors with Christian beliefs /5(54).

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