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  • Record Number: 22245
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Anderson , Jaynie
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  • Title: Gardens of Love in Venetian Painting of the Quattrocento [The author reconstructs and interprets a set of Venetian paintings concerned with a garden of love. The imagery is related to both literary and biblical texts. Among them are pictures and texts about Helen of Troy. The paintings provide fragmentary evidence of lay tastes for images related to love and lovers. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Rituals, Images, and Words: Varieties of Cultural Expression in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.  Edited by F. W. Kent and Charles ZikaLate Medieval Early Modern Studies.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 201 - 234.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Garden, Image of Helena (Literary Figure) Love in Art Venice
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-four illustrations. Figure 1 - Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), Garden of Love. Figure 2 - Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), A Trellis of Roses in a Garden of Love. Figure 3 - John Payne's reconstruction of The Garden of Love (1994). Figures 4, 5, 6 - Details of Viviani, Garden of Love. Figure 7 - X-ray of the right hand side of Viviani, Garden of Love. Figures 8, 9, 10 - Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), scenes from The Legend of Paris and Helen. Figure 11 Baccio Baldini, Garden of Love. Figure 12 Lovers in a Garden [ivory comb]. Figure 13 Lover Asks to Enter the Garden of Delight, scene from a manuscript of the Roman de la Rose. Figure 14 Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), St. Apollonia Destroys an Idol. Figure 15 Hans Sebald Beham, Fountain of Youth. Figure 16 Hans Sebald Beham, The Bath. Figure 17 - The Emperor Jahangir Celebrates the Festival of Holi with the Ladies of the Zenana [miniature]. Figure 18 - Antonio da Negroponte, Altarpiece. Figure 19 - Liberale da Verona, The Abduction of Helen. Figure 20 - Florentine School, The Abduction of Helen. Figure 21 - Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), Susanna and the Elders. Figure 22 Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), Ancient Hero Identified as Julius Caesar. Figure 23 Studio of Antonio Viviani (?), Lady with a Unicorn. Figure 24 - Giacomo Jaquerio, Garden of Love.
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available