Item #76169 THE ART OF MANTUA: Power and Patronage in the Renaissance. Barbara Furlotti, Guido Rebecchini.

THE ART OF MANTUA: Power and Patronage in the Renaissance

Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition in English, translated from the Italian by A. Lawrence Jenkens. This book traces the rich history of the northern Italian city of Mantua, from its mythic origins in Dante's Inferno, to its cultural zenith during the Renaissance under the patronage of the powerful Gonzaga family, to its eventual decline and annexation by the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Quarto: 278 p. with numerous color reproductions. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Minor bump along the rear edge of the spine; else a crips, unread copy in a fresh and bright dust jacket. Near fine / Near fine. Item #76169
ISBN: 9780892368402

Price: $85.00

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