Exotic animals in the art and culture of the Medici court in Florence /
"The book examines the role rare and exotic animals played in the cultural self-fashioning and the political imaging of the Medici court during the family's reign first as Dukes of Florence (1532-1569) and subsequently as Grand Dukes of Tuscany (1569-1737). The book opens with an examinati...
|Author / Creator:||Groom, Angelica, author.|
|Imprint:||Leiden ; Boston : Brill, |
|Description:||xix, 340 pages : illustrations (some color), plans ; 25 cm.|
|Series:||Rulers & elites : comparative studies in governance ; volume 16|
Rulers & elites ; v. 16.
|Subject:||Medici, House of.|
Medici, House of.
Wild animal collecting -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Animals and civilization -- Italy -- Florence.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Animals and civilization.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects.
Wild animal collecting.
Italy -- Florence.
|Format:||E-Resource Print Book|
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11784564|