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Gardner, Dukes & Poets in Ferrara - A Study in the Poetry, Religion and Politics

Gardner, Edmund G.

Dukes & Poets in Ferrara – A Study in the Poetry, Religion and Politics of the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries [With two Appendice: Appendix I – Unedited Poems of the Borsian Epoch / Appendix II – A Selection of Unpublished Documents an Six Genealogical Tables of the House of Este, Gonzaga, Sforza, Pio and Pico].

London, Archibald Constable & Co., 1904. Octavo. Portrait-Frontispiece, XV, 578 pages with several portraits. With 11 portraits (including the Frontispiece). Original Hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Minor signs of foxing and overall in very good condition with some minor signs of wear only. Private dedication on endpaper.

Includes the following portraits and illustrations: Ercole d’Este, Second Duke of Ferrara by Dosso Dossi / Leonello d’Este by Giovanni Oriolo/ The Triumph of Minerva (Detail) by Francesco del Cossa / Duke Borso and his companions by Francesco del Cossa / A Court Jester of Ferrara by Dosso Dossi / The Triumph of Venus (Detail) by Francesco del Cossa / Girolamo Savonarola (in the Character of St.Peter Martyr) by Fra Bartolommeo / Pope Alexander VI by Pintoricchio / St.Catherine of Alexandria (supposed portrait of Lucrezia Borgia) by Pintoricchio / Two Ferrara Ladies – Detail from a Fresco – By Ercole Grandi / Alfonso I d’Este, Third Duke of Ferrara – After Titian – By Dosso Dossi //

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