Imagining the Americas in Medici Florence /

"Studies the impact of the discovery of the Americas on Italian Renaissance art and culture, focusing on the Medici engagement with the New World and its effects on collecting and art production in Florence during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries"--Provided by publisher.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Markey, Lia (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The New World and Italy in the early sixteenth century
  • A turkey in a Medici tapestry
  • The Americas in the Guardaroba Nuova
  • Francesco's exchange and documentation of American nature
  • The Stanzino and the representation of the New World
  • Between ethnography and fantasy in Ferdinando's New World
  • The Florentine Codex and Buti's frescoes of Amerindians
  • Stradano's invention of the Americas
  • The Americas both real and imagined.