Cosimo I


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Cosimo I

(Italian ˈkɔːzimo)
n
(Biography) See Medici3
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In The Medicean Succession Gregory Murry presents an impressive range of evidence in an effort to support his thesis that Duke Cosimo I gained legitimacy and maintained his rule in a still fervently republican Florence by forging an image of himself that reflected many of the ideas that pervaded Florentine thought, custom, and belief.
Cosimo I de' Medici as collector; antiquities and archaeology in sixteenth-century Florence.
The subject is thought to be Cosimo I de Medici, Duke of Florence and Grand Duke of Tuscany, painted by renaissance master Maso da San Friano around 1560.
Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love and Betrayal from the Court of Duke Cosimo I.
Here we are concerned with Florence under Cosimo I (1537-1574), the role of the Accademia Fiorentina and four writers (Tullia d' Aragona, Antonfrancesco Grazzini, Alfonso de' Pazzi and Girolamo Amelonghi) who complained, postured or 'transgressed the boundaries of cultural acceptability'.
Florentine musicians were drawn more to Petrarch than to Dante; among them was Matteo Rampollini, who had written madrigals for the wedding of Cosimo I de' Medici in 1539.
Although Cosimo I never persuaded Michelangelo to return to Florence, the Grand Duke did avail himself of the talents of the city's other most-gifted sons--particularly Jacopo Pontormo, Agnolo Bronzino, Francesco Salviati, and Giorgio Vasari.
Gradually, however, he expanded his field of enquiry, systematically searching the records for the reigns of Grand Dukes Francesco (1564-86) and Cosimo II (1609-20), while limiting the extent of his research on Cosimo I (1543-60) and the later grand dukes (dates given are according to the appointments made, not length of reign).
Cosimo I de' Medici and His Self-Presentation in Florentine Art and Culture.
Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal from the Court of Duke Cosimo I, by Gabrielle Langdon.
Medici women; portraits of power, love, and betrayal from the court of Duke Cosimo I.