The collection also includes a Latin poem written in 1620 by Cardinal Maffeo Barberini
89), all tied to the late 16th- and 17th-century Popes: (20) Villa Medici (to Leo XI, Alessandro de' Medici; 1605), Villa Borghese (to Paul V, Camillo Borghese; 1605-1621), Villa Ludovisi (to Gregory XV, Alessandro Ludovisi; 1621-1623), Palazzo Barberini (to Urbano VIII, Maffeo Barberini
; 1623-1644), Villa Pamphily (to Innocent X, Giovanni Battista Pamphily; 1644-1655), and Palazzo Chigi (to Alexander VII, Fabio Chigi; 1655-1667).
In 1623, when the family had been in the city for generations, Maffeo Barberini
was elected as Pope Urban VIII.
In the Corsini Portrait of Maffeo Barberini
his stylistic prowess delicately folds into a descriptive technique, revealing the image of the young, cultured, and ambitious future Pope Urban VIII, which Roberto Longhi had rejected as Caravaggio's work but Keith Christiansen thoroughly examines in his pertinent "Caravaggio's Portrait of Maffeo Barberini
in the Palazzo Corsini, Florence." Curatorial modes and recent blockbuster exhibitions constitute, in this anthology, a compelling discussion of an institutionally-generated Caravaggio.
In 1633, Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini
; 1623-1644) entrusted his favorite artist, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, with creating a tomb that would illustrate the pope's own efforts in revivifying Matilda's legendary deeds to the benefit of the Church.
Additionally, Hammond overturns several previously held notions, one example of which is that Dal male il bene was originally presented in February 1654 in honor of the 1653 wedding of Maffeo Barberini
and Olimpia Giustiniani.
Backed up by the Quebec instrumental ensemble La Nef, this seamless program of music from the Italian Renaissance alternates vocal and instrumental music written in Rome during the reign of Pope Urban VIII (also known as Maffeo Barberini
) from 1623 to 1644.
Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger (1568-1647), a Florentine poet and grandnephew of the artist, developed a lifelong relationship with Maffeo Barberini
(1568-1644), the future Pope Urban VIII, and with other powerful members of the Barberini family, including Maffeo's brothers Carlo and Giovan Donato, his nephews Francesco, Antonio, and Taddeo, and his nieces Camilla and Clarice.
Even so, the men who made up Monte Libretti's town council still had to turn to the town's noble overlord, Maffeo Barberini
, in their quest for a medical practitioner.
(46) Hearing this, Francesco, was "overwhelmed by passion and driven to the edge by his desperation." How could the pope make such a decision, given "the seventeenth-century dispensation of Pope Urban VIII (a decree by the pope Maffeo Barberini
POPE URBAN VIII (1568--1644) Born Maffeo Barberini
, Pope Urban VIII entered the priesthood through a politically powerful family.
He also received support from the major Jesuit astronomers and mathematicians at Rome and the friendship of Cardinal Maffeo Barberini
, who would become Pope Urban VIII in 1624.