The Status and Functions of Italian Renaissance Plaquettes
The aim of this book is to redress the balance by examining these reliefs in terms of their use, alongside broader issues regarding the status of such objects within visual, scholarly and artistic culture from the fifteenth century to the early sixteenth.
Appendix 1 Plaquette Designs in Manuscript Illuminations, Paintings, Drawings and Engravings
This appendix lists contemporary manuscript illuminations, paintings, drawings and engravings which feature designs based on, or related to, plaquette designs. The sources for this listing are twofold: references in plaquette and other literature and the author’s own observations. The Appendix is divided into four sections, depending on the type of plaquette- related imagery depicted. Section 1 lists designs based on ancient engraved gems, which are also found in plaquette form. The entries are listed by work of art (or manu- script) and each individual design is described with subject of gem; name of artist of related plaquette; and catalogue references (these have been limited to three: Molinier 1886, Bange 1922 and Pope-Hennessy 1965). Section 2 lists contemporary plaquette designs depicted in manuscript illuminations, paintings, drawings and engravings. It is arranged in two separate categories: A. Where plaquette designs are utilized in a decorative role; and B. Where a plaquette design relates to a picture in its entirety. The entries are listed by work of art (or manuscript) and each individual design is described with subject; name of artist of related plaquette; and catalogue references (these have been limited to three: Molinier 1886, Bange 1922 and Pope-Hennessy 1965). Section 3 lists works which have no direct relationship with plaquette designs, but which have been related to the work in question in previous literature. These relations are here not considered valid. These entries are listed by: plaquette design; name of artist of supposed related plaquette; catalogue references (these have been limited to...
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