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Kenneth S Rothwell, Jr.

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Full-Text Articles in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Federico Borromeo: Sacred Painting And Museum, Kenneth Rothwell, Pamela Jones Dec 2009

Federico Borromeo: Sacred Painting And Museum, Kenneth Rothwell, Pamela Jones

Kenneth S Rothwell, Jr.

In these two Latin treatises, published in 1624 and 1625, Borromeo laid out his views on religious art and described the collection he was amassing for the newly founded Ambrosiana. Here is the page at HUP: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=29729


A Depiction Of A Comic Mythological Burlesque?, Kenneth Rothwell Dec 2008

A Depiction Of A Comic Mythological Burlesque?, Kenneth Rothwell

Kenneth S Rothwell, Jr.

A late eighteenth-century engraving is the only surviving record of a vase painting that shows a very odd scene, possibly reflecting a fifth- or fourth-century B.C. comedy.


Nature, Culture And The Origins Of Greek Comedy. A Study Of Animal Choruses, Kenneth Rothwell Dec 2006

Nature, Culture And The Origins Of Greek Comedy. A Study Of Animal Choruses, Kenneth Rothwell

Kenneth S Rothwell, Jr.

The animal choruses of Greek Old Comedy appeared on stage for a generation or two, mostly in the later fifth century B.C., and then disappeared. What factors intersected to bring them about? The book examines the evidence from vase-painting as well as ancient literary and philosophical traditions about animals and human culture.