Il volto e gli affetti
Fisiognomica ed espressione nelle arti del Rinascimento

Atti del Convegno di studi (Torino, 28-29 novembre 2001)
A cura di A. Pontremoli

2003, cm 17 x 24, 314 pp. con 14 tavv. f.t.

ISBN: 9788822252562

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The theme of countenances and their role in conveying affection is considered from various points of view: in philosophical spheres, with the inevitable allusion to Neoplatonism and Ficino; in artistic literature where a physiognomic concept of portraits is created; in court festivities or religious celebrations where the spectacular style of communication has a greater impact than the expressive traits of the actors, dancers and musicians themselves.

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