Facing the Divine: Busts of Christ in Sixteenth-Century Italy.

LaTores, Alicia.
2017-04-18T13:58:44.702Z

Abstract: This thesis examines the early modern viewer reception of sixteenth-century Italian busts of Christ that lack attributes. I determine that the busts were recognizable to the viewer without any elements of identification because Christ's actual physiognomy was believed to be preserved in the True Likenesses. Moreover, this inquiry explores the physical bust form of the sculptures to deter... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Art and Art History.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011417
ID: tufts:20892
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