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Author Colantuono, Anthony
Title Titian, Colonna and the Renaissance science of procreation : Equicola's seasons of desire / Anthony Colantuono
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  NX650.E7 C683 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001186162
Descript xvii, 316 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Series Visual culture in early modernity
Visual culture in early modernity
Note Includes bibliographacal references (p. [293]-309) and index
Alfonso d'Este's Camerino, Mario Equicola and the libidinal seasons: Proemium. The libido in winter: Bellini's (and Titian's) Feast of the gods -- The libido in springtime: Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne -- The libido in summer: Titian's Bacchanal of the Andrians -- The libido in autumn: Titian's Feast of Venus -- Interpreting the Camerino: the bacchanals as procreative pedagogy -- Colonna's Poliphilus' - The science and season of sexual performance: Proemium. Duke Gibaldo's dysfunction: Poliphilus and the diagnosis of love -- Poliphilus's nightmare and erotic magic: an excursus on the bewitching of the male genitalia -- Poliphilus's wet dream -- A Venus in the bedroom -- Coloring the roses: Colonna, Titian and the 'third Venus' -- A sacred/profane love: the Dodonian font and Poliphilus's wedding
Subject Sex in art
Symbolism in art -- Italy
Arts, Italian -- 16th century
Arts, Renaissance -- Italy
Art and literature -- Italy -- History -- 16th century
Alt Title Equicola's seasons of desire
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