Images of the illustrious : the numismatic presence in the Renaissance /

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Author / Creator:Cunnally, John.
Imprint:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.
Description:xi, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Coins, Classical -- Collectors and collecting -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Numismatics -- Early works to 1800.
Illustrated books -- History -- 15th and 16th centuries.
Illustrated books.
Early works.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0691016682 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-220) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Ch. 1. Perenni Vena Scaturiunt: The Ubiquity of Antique Coins in the Renaissance
  • Ch. 2. Copia et Varietas Rerum: The Abundance and Variety of Numismatic Imagery
  • Ch. 3. Infinite Riches in a Little Room: Titian's Portrait of Jacopo Strada
  • Ch. 4. Qui Sic Amat Alienas Imagines: Ancient Coins as Sources of Virtu in Renaissance Italy
  • Ch. 5. Promiscue Omnia Mercantur: Nummomania Spreads to the North
  • Ch. 6. Antiquarius Romanus: Andrea Fulvio and the Illustrium imagines
  • Ch. 7. "Dares": Who Was the Artist of the Illustrium imagines?
  • Ch. 8. Ceux Qui Ont Escrit des Medalles: The Earliest Numismatic Bibliography
  • Ch. 9. Comme au Clair Miroir de I'Ame: Rouille, Physiognomy, and the Renaissance Bildnisvitenbucher
  • Ch. 10. Multorumque Monent Quae Tacuere Libri: Coin Books and Emblem Books in the Sixteenth Century
  • Ch. 11. Non Sine Maximo Sudore: The Great Corpora Projects of the Later Cinquecento
  • Ch. 12. Figure de'Corpi, e Historia Che Tace: Empiricism and Rationalism in Renaissance Numismatics
  • Notes
  • App A. Biographical and Bibliographical Guide to Renaissance Numismatists and Their Books
  • Bibliography: Works cited in the Appendix
  • Index