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Author Stefaniak, Regina.

Title Mysterium Magnum : Michelangelo's Tondo Doni / by Regina Stefaniak
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 159 pages, 2 leaves of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Brill's studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; v. 164. Brill's studies on art, art history, and intellectual history ; v. 1
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 164
Brill's studies in intellectual history. Brill's studies on art, art history, and intellectual history ; v. 1
Contents Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One Prime nozze: Generation; Chapter Two Seconde nozze: Regeneration; Chapter Three Così nel mio parlar vogli' esser aspro; Bibliography; Index
Summary Drawing on the fifteenth century theology of Saint Joseph, classical visual sources, Ficino's commentary on the Phaedrus and Symposium, and Dante's rime petrose, this book interprets Michelangelo's "Tondo Doni" as a model of "Ephesians'" 'great sacrament' of marriage for the new Florentine republic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564. Holy Family.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008005093
ISBN 9047433017 (electronic bk.)
9789047433019 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)