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Blood, Milk, Ink, Gold Abundance and Excess in the French Renaissance

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ISBN-10: 0226989372

ISBN-13: 9780226989372

Edition: 2005

Authors: Rebecca Zorach

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Zorach explores the rich artistic culture of 16th century France, whose monarchs believed themselves the heirs to the Roman Empire.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/2/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Ruben Zaiotti is assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University in Canada.Rebecca Zorach is professor in the Departments of Art History, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College at the University of Chicago. She is the author of The Passionate Triangle and Blood, Milk, Ink, Gold: Abundance and Excess in the French Renaissance. 

List of Illustrations
Preface: Figures of Excess
Incomprehensible Abundance? An Introduction
Sacrifice and Generation at Fontainebleau
The Galerie Francois Premier
Fontainebleau Nova Pandora
Death and Rebirth
The Death of Adonis
The Aesthetics of Sacrifice
Impossible Bodies
Visual Rhetorics
Cybele and Artemis
Fertile Gaul's Fat Breasts
Charles and Elizabeth
The Lust of the Earth
Natural Antiquity
Goods, Design, Desire
Ornament and the "School of Fontainebleau"
Copia and Curiosity
The Golden Fleece
Inanimate Reproduction
Problems of Number
The Other Side of Increase
Living Gold
Royal Responses
The New World
Inflation and the Hubris of Kings
The Golden Age
Circe's Golden Rod
Counterfeit Bodies
Epilogue: Animation and De-animation