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Whose giraffe?

Charles Hope, 21 March 1985

Dynasty and Destiny in Medici Art: Pontormo, Leo X and the Two Cosimos 
by Janet Cox-Rearick.
Princeton, 700 pp., £100.50, October 1984, 0 691 04023 0
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... often made reference to Medici devices, and these play an equally important part in Professor Cox-Rearick’s book, which is principally concerned with slightly earlier Medici commissions, above all with the frescoes in the villa of Poggio a Caiano, a project initiated by Leo X. In order to understand the significance of these decorations, and especially ...

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