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- Author(s)Jonathan K. Nelson,Richard J. Zeckhauser
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication11/10/2013
- GenreFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note51 halftones.
- Weight428 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Foreword byMichael Spence
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Table Of ContentsIllustrations ix Foreword xiii Preface xvii Introduction 1 Part I: THE COMMISSIONING GAME 15 Chapter One: Main Players: Patrons, Artists, and Audiences 17 Chapter Two: Analytic Framework: Benefits, Costs, and Constraints 37 Chapter Three: Theories of Distinction: Magnificence and Signaling 67 Chapter Four: Selecting and Magnifying Information: Signposting and Stretching 85 Part II: THE PATRON'S PAYOFF 111 Chapter Five: Private Chapels in Florence: A Paradise for Signalers by Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser 113 Chapter Six: Commissioning Familial Remembrance in Fourteenth-Century Florence: Signaling Alberti Patronage at the Church of Santa Croce by Thomas J. Loughman 133 Chapter Seven: Signs of Success: Leone Leoni's Signposting in Sixteenth-Century Milan by Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio 149 Chapter Eight: Mantegna's Madonna della Vittoria and the Rewriting of Gonzaga History by Molly Bourne 166 Chapter Nine: Image Is Everything: Visual Art as Self-Advertising (Europe and America) by Larry Silver 185 Contributors 225 Index 227
- Author BiographyJonathan K. Nelson is assistant director for academic programs and publications at Villa I Tatti--the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies. He has written extensively on Michelangelo, Leonardo, Botticelli, and Filippino Lippi. Richard J. Zeckhauser is the Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. His most recent book is Collaborative Governance: Private Roles for Public Goals in Turbulent Times.
- PrizesShortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
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