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Author Jansen, Dirk Jacob, 1953- author.

Title Jacopo Strada and cultural patronage at the imperial court : the antique as innovation / by Dirk Jacob Jansen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
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Series Rulers & elites : comparative studies in governance, 2211-4610 ; volume 17
Contents Early years: family background, education, Giulio Romano -- Travel: Rome, Landshut, Nuremberg-Strada's connection with Wenzel Jamnitzer -- In Hans Jakob Fuggers's service -- 'Antiquario Della Sacra Cesarea Maesta: Strada's tasks at Court -- Jacopo Strada as an imperial architect: background -- Strada's role in projects initiated by Emperor Ferdinand I -- An Object lesson: Strada's house in Vienna -- The Munich Antiquarium -- The Neugebaude -- Other Patrons of architecture
Summary "In Jacopo Strada and Cultural Patronage at the Imperial Court: Antiquity as Innovation, Dirk Jansen provides a survey of life and career of the antiquary, architect, and courtier Jacopo Strada (Mantua 1515-Vienna 1588). His manifold activities -- also as a publisher and as an agent and artistic and scholarly advisor of powerful patrons such as Hans Jakob Fugger, the Duke of Bavaria and the Emperors Ferdinand I and Maximilian II -- are examined in detail, and studied within the context of the cosmopolitan learned and courtly environments in which he moved. These volumes offer a substantial reassessment of Strada's importance as an agent of change, transmitting the ideas and artistic language of the Italian Renaissance to the North"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Strada, Jacobus, 1507-1588.
Strada, Jacobus, 1507-1588.
Antiquarians -- Europe -- Biography
Architects -- Europe -- Biography
Art patronage -- Europe -- History -- 16th century
Renaissance.
Antiquarians.
Architects.
Art patronage.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Courts and courtiers.
Renaissance.
Europe -- Court and courtiers -- Biography
Europe.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018045256
ISBN 9004359494
9789004359499