15 October 1987
Show More Patronage, Art and Society in Renaissance Italy edited by F.W. Kent and Patricia Simons.
Oxford/Humanities Research Centre, 331 pp., £35, June 1987, 0 19 821978 4Show More
Pienza: The Creation of a Renaissance City by Charles Mack.
Cornell, 250 pp., $43.95, June 1987, 9780801416996Show More
Piety and Patronage in Renaissance Venice: Bellini, Titian and the Franciscans by Rona Goffen.
Yale, 285 pp., £30, July 1986, 0 300 03455 5Show More
Venetian Humanism in an Age of Patrician Dominance by Margaret King.
Princeton, 524 pp., £42.90, April 1986, 0 691 05465 7Show More
The Venetian Patriciate: Reality versus Myth by Donald Queller.
Illinois, 386 pp., $29.95, September 1986, 0 252 01144 9Show More
Tradesman and Traders: The World of the Guilds in Venice and Europe, c.1250-c.1650 by Richard MacKenney.
Croom Helm, 289 pp., £35, January 1987, 0 7099 1763 5Show More
Florence, Rome and the Origins of the Renaissance by George Holmes.
Oxford, 273 pp., £25, November 1986, 0 19 822576 8Show More
From Humanism to the Humanities: Education and the Liberal Arts in 15th and 6th-Century Europe by Anthony Grafton and Lisa Jardine.
Duckworth, 224 pp., £29.95, January 1987, 0 7156 2100 9Show More
Renaissance and Revolt: Essays in the Intellectual and Social History of Early Modern France by J.H.M. Salmon.
Cambridge, 306 pp., £30, June 1987, 0 521 32769 5Show More
“... friends’ and so on, but it is of course what their masters expected them to say. The patron-client relationship shapes the very documents which purport to describe it. Unlike Margaret King, DonaldQueller does not hesitate for a moment between the rival interpretations of the Venetian patriciate. According to him, the open book held by the winged lion of St Mark ‘is really a palimpsest ...”