It establishes patronage contexts for Giuseppe Volpini--the court of Maximilian II
in Bavaria and Margrave Wilhelm Friedrich in Franconia--in addition to describing sculptors' workshop structures and Giuseppe's Franconian sculpture.
In this same year, Maximilian II
was crowned the King of Bohemia.
Here the references were to objects in cabinets of curiosities such as that of Emperor Maximilian II
, housed today in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
Donald Sutherland President Maximilian II
Tom Hollander Pool Mark Warren First Lady Josephine
Gardano reused this typeface and format in 1568 to print the five books of Pietro Giovanelli's lavish compilation of motets, the Novi thesauri musici (The first [second-fifth] book of a new [and Catholic] musical thesaurus in which are contained the choicest and entirely new, never before brought-to-light [i.e., published] sacred songs (which are commonly called motets) for eight, seven, six, five, and four voices), dedicated to (and subsidized by) the new Hapsburg emperor Maximilian II
Although the author considers conciliatory efforts during the reign of Ferdinand I (1556-1564) and their failure in the curious epoch of Rudolf II (1576-1612), he concentrates largely on the reign of Emperor Maximilian II
Two of the three pieces by the Flemish composer Philippe de Monte, who served the Emperor Maximilian II
at Vienna and Prague, have a contrapuntal density that somewhat obscures the sweetness of Ronsard's kiss in Quand de ta levre and the eloquence of his tearful sonnet Se trop souvent, but his Le premier jour de may manages a lighter declamation more appropriate to the poet's dancing rhythms.
After completing his studies Heyse became an independent scholar and was called to Munich by Maximilian II
The highly decorated suit of German plate armor (page 26) probably belonged to Emperor Maximilian II
The Frankovka wine festival, at which it was possible to taste wines from Bratislavan wine-growers and wine-makers, was also included in the plentiful events of the June 22-24 weekend.Considered the most important day of the whole week, June 24 was focused on the coronation procession of the Habsburg monarch Maximilian II
, a commemoration of the first coronation that took place in Bratislava.
Emperor Maximilian II
(1564-76) remained fundamentally Catholic, according to Fulton, but he was convinced of the need to compromise with Protestants if he was to maintain his authority as well as the peace.
It then gives us a larger picture of his work in the Vienna and Prague of the Holy Roman Empire, where from 1563 he was employed at the court of first Emperor Maximilian II
and then his son Rudolf n.