All is not fun and games: conversation, play, and surveillance at the Montefeltro court in Urbino

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleAll is not fun and games: conversation, play, and surveillance at the Montefeltro court in Urbino Author(S)JENNIFER D. WEBB (Author)
Abstract  Works of art and literature commissioned for the Montefeltro court in Urbino and executed by Joos Van Gent, Pedro Berruguete, Baldassare Castiglione and Martino Filetico, use conversation, play, and wit to commemorate humanist interests and court practice. While these and other works celebrate Federico da Montefeltro's court, the illusionism of the intarsia panels in his studiolo do more than amuse. ...Paginationp 417-440
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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