The palace was begun by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger around 1513 to 1514 for then Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
(1468-1549) and expanded for the Pope by Michelangelo and then completed by Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola, and Giacomo della Porta.
This "absent emblem," together with the long beard, bald head, long, hooked nose, and an ample spade-shaped beard, (25) transforms Alessandro Farnese
into Saint Paul.
Maybe not another novel, but a postscript about the life of Archbishop Alessandro Farnese
, might tempt West back for one more Sinatralike appearance.
1) Clare Robertson, 'Il Gran Cardinale' Alessandro Farnese
, Patron of the Arts, New Haven, 1992, p.
17) and that probably made by Lucio Marliano, called Piccinino, of Milan for Alessandro Farnese
, Duke of Parma, about 1576-80 (nos.
As Pope Paul III, Alessandro Farnese
married his own family ambitions to a celebration of the visual arts, as can be seen in the breadth of commissions Robertson presents, from Michelangelo's Last Judgment (begun under Clement VII) to the Pauline Chapel, the Palazzo Farnese, and the renovation of the Campidoglio.
23), painted for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
in 1544-46, and one of the most sensuous and masterly of all Titian's mythologies.
Butler), Durer as patronized by Frederick the Wise and Emperor Maximillian I (Larry Silver), Giulio Clovio in the court of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
(Elena Calvillo), and Dosso Dossi in Ferrara (Giancarlo Fiorenza).
Both texts explicitly compared the military achievements of their honorands to the ancient triumphatores: Alessandro Farnese
was said to 'have equalled or surpassed the glory of the triumphs of his ancestors'; Marcantonio Colonna's memorial was decorated with figures of captured Turks, very much in the guise of defeated barbarians on an ancient Roman monument.
29) Its success also may have led Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
to request a work by Barocci for the Gesu.
The ensuing years of turmoil ended when Ottavio Farnese, under the guidance of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
, agreed to marry Charles V's natural daughter, Margarita of Austria (1552); by 1559, the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza was reality and Ottavio, its duke.
Another seven chapters (Giuseppe Bertini on the marriage of Alessandro Farnese
When Alessandro Farnese
visited Toledo in 1540 Ribadeneyra's mother arranged for her thirteen-year-old son to serve as a page in the Italian cardinal's household.
First there is the horoscope of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
[ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED] which was published in 1552 by Luca Gaurico, a favorite astrologer of the cardinal's grandfather, Pope Paul.
Steuco had further prepared his entry into the papal court by dedicating his Venetian treatise to Alessandro Farnese
just four years prior to the Cardinal's elevation to the papacy as Paul III.