SUL CONFINE

10 FEBBRAIO 2020

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THE BRONZINO PROJECT

In November 2021, RECEPTIO established in London the Bronzino Institute, an interdisciplinary meeting place, both physical and virtual, for art historians, philologists and experts in Italian literature who have studied the work of the great Florentine master over time. The Institute's first initiative is the organisation of a workshop Doppio tributo ad un sol nome, in November 2022, to mark the 450th anniversary of Bronzino's death.

Scientific committee of the Bronzino Institute 

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Deborah Parker

Professor 

Italian literature

University of Virginia

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Elizabeth Pilliod

Professor

History of Art

Rutgers University-Camden

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Carla Rossi

Titular Professor

Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature

University of Zurich

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Joris van Gastel

Associate Professor 

History of Art

University of Zurich

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

DOPPIO TRIBUTO AD UN SOL NOME

21-25 NOVEMBER 2022

 

The Research Centre for European Philological Tradition, and Proff. Rossi and Van Gastel, University Zurich, have decided to pay tribute to the Florentine painter and poet Agnolo Bronzino on the 450th anniversary of his death. During the week of 21 to 25 November 2022, a major workshop and a series of collateral events will be organised, in hybrid mode (via Zoom and in person) between Zurich, Lugano and Florence.

November 2022 will be an opportunity to take stock of the historiography of the poet-painter and to stimulate a renewed critical-philological reading of Bronzino's works.

The day of 23 November will mark the main event, a conference that will be developed around two main topics:

 

- THE PAINTER: new interpretations and attributions; the Pontormo-Bronzino-Allori line; the Accademia del Disegno; Bronzino outside Florence.

- THE POET: Throughout his life Agnolo Bronzino pursued the honours of the laurel, as documented by the two manuscripts, some of them autographs, in the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence, that contain almost his entire poetical production: the first, intended for serious poetry, is entitled Delle rime del Bronzino Pittore libro Primo; the second is entitled Le Rime in burla del Bronzino Pittore. The conference organised by the Research Centre for European Philological Tradition aims to investigate both Bronzino's complete rhymes production and his links with other intellectuals of his time, such as Laura Battiferri and Benedetto Varchi.

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM, 23 November 22

 

INAUGURAL GREETINGS 9:30-10:00
Carla Rossi, Joris van Gastel, University of Zurich

MORNING SESSION 10:00-13:00

Il Bronzino e Laura Battiferri: corrispondenze oltre il ritratto
Chiara Zaffini

Lortodossia politica del profilo di Bronzino nelle Vite degli artisti di Giorgio Vasari

Francesco Vitali, Sapienza Università di Roma

Micro e macrostrutture nel Canzoniere bronziniano di rime gravi

Carla Chiummo, Università degli Studi di bari Aldo Moro

Il dialogo con l'antico nella poesia bronziniana

Diletta Gamberini, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München

Doppio tributo ad un sol nome pago: la musa delle rime d'amore del Bronzino

Carla Rossi, University of Zurich

 

AFTERNOON SESSION 14:00-16:00

Unknown Bronzino compositions retrieved 
Jeroen Stumpel
Emeritus professor in Art History at Utrecht University

Painted poetry. A new attribution to Bronzino of a portrait with petrarchino, with a discussion of its sitter and context 

Sanne Wellen

Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence

 

Bronzino between Pontormo and Allori
Elizabeth Pilliod, Rutgers University-Camden

 

Agnolo Bronzino as seen and told by Alessandro Allori
Helen Barr, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Michelangelo Twice Removed: Théodore Géricault and Angolo Bronzino in Santissima Annunziata

Allan Doyle, Parsons School of Design, New York

 

The Lorraine Dynasty: Reception of Bronzino in the 18th Century
Jan F. Pavlíček, Moravian Library