Ausgabe 2.2011 / Renaissance
Redaktion: Angela Dressen / Susanne Gramatzki
2011-06-23ZeitschriftenartikelInaugural Lecture at the Warburg Institute, London
2011-06-23ZeitschriftenartikelThe Representation of Philosophers in the Art of Salvator Rosa Salvator Rosa longed to be considered a philosopher-painter, and to win a reputation for his learned representation of novel subjects. This essay traces the development of this kind of subject matter in his art, from the ...
2011-06-23ZeitschriftenartikelSocrates Becomes Narcissus: Moral Mediation and Artistic Representation in Achille Bocchi’s Symbolicarum quaestionum Achille Bocchi’s Symbolicarum quaestionum of 1555 shows Socrates drawing a preparatory design, in the presence of his demon. Socrates as artist was used to illustrate Bocchi’s adage, “The significance of weighty things is ...
2011-06-23ZeitschriftenartikelThe Marble Philosophers and the search for pia sapientia Central to the design of the Siena cathedral pavement is the Mountain of Wisdom. It is located among Sages like Hermes Trismegistus and the Sibyls. Originating in a larger study of the roles of Neoplatonic, Gnostic and ...
2011-06-23ZeitschriftenartikelA Conflation of Characters: The Portrayal of Aristotle and Averroës as Jews in a Venetian Incunabulum This article examines the illustrations on the frontispieces of a two-volume incunabulum printed in Venice in 1483 in which the artist Girolamo da Cremona represented Averroës, Aristotle and other philosophers as Jews. ...