Item Number: 113851
Title: Double Agents : Cultural and Political Brokerage in Early Modern Europe
Author: Keblusek, Marika ; Badeloch Vera Noldus
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Description: Leiden: Brill, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 280pp. text, 24pp. plates. Contents: The embassy of art. Diplomats as cultural brokers, Marika Keblusek ; Art and patronage. Sir Henry Wotton and the Venetian embassy 1604-1624, Robert Hill ; Early modern contact between Holland and Hungary. Pieter Cornelisz Brederode, diplomat and scholar. Kees Teszelszky ; Giovanni Andrea Doria. Citizen of Genoa, Prince of Melfi, agent of King Philip II ofSpain, Thomas Kirk ; Politics and letters. Gisbert Cuper as a servant of two Republics, Bianca Chen ; The Italian jesuit Martino Martin in China and his contacts with the Amsterdam printer Joan Blaeu, Paul Begheyn SJ ; Mercator sapiens. Merchants as cultural entrepeneurs, Marika Keblusek ; Acquiring artistic expertise. The agent Daniel Nijs and his contacts with artists in Venice, Maartje van Gelder ; García de Yllán. A merchant in silver, bread and bullets and a broker in art, 1591-1655, Maurits A. Ebben ; The pretext of painting. Artists as cultural and political agents, Marika Keblusek ; A spider in its web. Agent and artist Michel le Blon and his Northern European network, Badeloch Noldus ; John Dowland's employment at the royal Danish court. Musician, agent - and spy?, Peter Hauge ; Travels of a court jester. Gonzalo de Liaño, art agent at the court of King Philipp II of Spain, Susanna Kubersky-Piredda & Salvador Salort Pons ; 'From Russia with love'. Agents and their victims, Martin Dönike. (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, 154)
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