Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation: Equicola's Seasons of Desire

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Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation demonstrates that two major monuments of Italian Renaissance culture - Bellini's and Titian's famous series of mytho-poetical paintings for the camerino of Duke Alfonso d'Este of Ferrara, and Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili - were conceived as mnemonic or pedagogical devices aimed at educating the reader/beholder in the medical science of reproductive physiology and the maintenance of sexual health. It is further argued that the learned courtier Mario ...

Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation: Equicola's Seasons of Desire 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138274709

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Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance Science of Procreation: Equicola's Seasons of Desire 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754669623

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