The Art of Commemoration
in the Renaissance


by Irving Lavin

edited by
Marilyn Aronberg Lavin
Illustrations
  vi
Preface
  xvi
1.
Memory and the Sense of Self: On the Role of Memory in Psychological Theory from Antiquity to Giambattista Vico 1
  Notes 21
2.
On the Sources and Meaning of the Renaissance Portrait Bust 23
 

• Antiquity

27
 

• The Middle Ages

30
 

• The Transition to the Renaissance Bust

33
 

• Conclusion

34
 

• Appendix: Chronological checklist of inscribed Florentine portrait busts of the Quattrocento

38
  Notes 41
3.
On Illusion and Allusion in Italian Sixteenth-Century Portrait Busts 51
  Notes 66
4.
Great Men Past and Present 69
  Notes 102
5.
Equestrian Monuments: The Indomitable Horseman 107
  Notes 132
6.
Collective Commemoration and the Family Chapel 135
Notes 166
Bibliography
  169
Index
  183




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