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Parthenope's Splendor

Art of the Golden Age in Naples

Jeanne Chenault Porter, and Susan S. Munshower


$45 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-0-915773-06-0

326 pages
11" × 8.5"
9 color/326 b&w illustrations
Distributed by Penn State University Press for Penn State Department of Art History

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Parthenope's Splendor

Art of the Golden Age in Naples

Jeanne Chenault Porter, and Susan S. Munshower


  • Table of Contents
  • Subjects


1. Reflections of the Golden Age: The Visitor's Account of Naples

Jeanne C. Porter, The Pennsylvania State University

2. Vasari and Naples: The Monteclivetan Order

Liana De Girolami Cheney, University of LowelI

3. Caravaggio's "Roman Charity" in the Seven Acts of Mercy

Anna Tuck-Scala, The Pennsylvania State University 4. Giovanni Battista Caracciolo and Drawing in 17th Century Naples

Alfred Moir, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

5. The Vita S. Brunonis Cartusianorum Partriarchae and it's Interpretation by Massimo Stanzione in the Certosa di S. Martino

Sebastian Schütze, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome

6. Fowl Play: Eros and Equivocation in a Neapolitan Portrait

Thomas C. Willette, The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

7. Jusepe de Ribera's Isaac's Benediction of Jacob: Spanish Cross-Currents in 17th Century Naples

James Clifton, Rhodes College

8. Female and Male Art: Postille to Garrard's Artemisia Gentileschi

George L. Hersey, Yale University

9. Mattia Preti's Madonna of Constantinople and a Marian Cult in 17th Century Naples

Michael Tomor, The Pennsylvania State University

10. Pedro of Aragon's Plan of a "Private Port" (darsena) in Naples: Reconstruction and Genesis of a Classical Building Type

Elisabeth Sladek, Österreichisches Akademie der Wissenschaften, Rome

11. The Church of the Annunziata in Naples

Jörg Garms, Österreichisches Historisches Institut, Rome

12. L'Accademia di Luidi Vanvitelli: Disegni Inediti

Antonella Pampalone, Rome, Italy

13. A Drawing by De Mura for the Nunziatella

Robert Enggass, Baltimore, Maryland

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