The Resource The patron's payoff : conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art, Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser, principal authors and editors

The patron's payoff : conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art, Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser, principal authors and editors

Label
The patron's payoff : conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art
Title
The patron's payoff
Title remainder
conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser, principal authors and editors
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of Italian Renaissance art from the perspective of the patrons who made 'conspicuous commissions', this text builds on three concepts from the economics of information - signaling, signposting, and stretching - to develop a systematic methodology for assessing the meaning of patronage
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Jonathan K
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
N5273
LC item number
.N45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zeckhauser, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art patronage
  • Artists and patrons
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Social status in art
  • Art patronage
  • Artists and patrons
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Kunst
  • Mäzenatentum
  • Sozialstatus
  • Renaissance
  • Kunst
  • Mäzenatentum
  • Sozialstatus
  • Art patronage
  • Art, Renaissance
  • Artists and patrons
  • Social status in art
  • Italien
  • Italien
  • Italy
Label
The patron's payoff : conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art, Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser, principal authors and editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I: The commissioning game -- Main players: patrons, artists, and audiences -- Analytic framework: benefits, costs, and constraints -- Theories of distinction: magnificence and signaling -- Selecting and magnifying information: signposting and stretching -- II: The patron's payoff -- Private chapels in Florence: a paradise for signalers / Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser -- Commissioning familial remembrance in fourteenth-century Florence: signaling Alberti Patronage at the Church of Santa Croce / Thomas J. Loughman -- Signs of success: Leone Leoni's signposting in sixteenth-century Milan / Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio -- Mantagna's Madonna della Vittoria and the rewriting of Gonzaga history / Molly Bourne -- Image is everything: visual arts as self-advertising (Europe and America) / Larry Silver
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 234 p.
Isbn
9780691125411
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000584
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190620978
  • (OCoLC)ocn190620978
Label
The patron's payoff : conspicuous commissions in Italian Renaissance art, Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser, principal authors and editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I: The commissioning game -- Main players: patrons, artists, and audiences -- Analytic framework: benefits, costs, and constraints -- Theories of distinction: magnificence and signaling -- Selecting and magnifying information: signposting and stretching -- II: The patron's payoff -- Private chapels in Florence: a paradise for signalers / Jonathan K. Nelson and Richard J. Zeckhauser -- Commissioning familial remembrance in fourteenth-century Florence: signaling Alberti Patronage at the Church of Santa Croce / Thomas J. Loughman -- Signs of success: Leone Leoni's signposting in sixteenth-century Milan / Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio -- Mantagna's Madonna della Vittoria and the rewriting of Gonzaga history / Molly Bourne -- Image is everything: visual arts as self-advertising (Europe and America) / Larry Silver
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xviii, 234 p.
Isbn
9780691125411
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008000584
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190620978
  • (OCoLC)ocn190620978

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