"An Image Within An Image": The Representation of Cameos in Cinquecento PortraitureAnderson, Emily R.
This thesis combines the scholarship on both fields of cameos and portraiture in order to analyze portraiture containing fictive representations of cameos. The focus of this thesis is not on the costume of the Italian Renaissance. Therefore, the portraits under investigation all feature the sitter holding the cameo rather than wearing it. In addition, the portraits all depict contemporary Renai... read more