By Arnoud Visser

The logo is without doubt one of the so much striking literary innovations of Renaissance humanism. The symbolic imagery offered in those Neo-Latin brand books constituted a huge impression on many parts in early glossy literature and artwork. This quantity presents the 1st accomplished learn of Sambucus' influential Emblemata (first released by means of Christopher Plantin, Antwerp, 1564). It reconstructs the cultural-historical contexts within which it was once produced, therefore reconsidering the social and advertisement services of the humanist logo. observed through a close research of person logos, it takes into consideration the logos' classical intertextuality and the connection among be aware and photograph. This learn exhibits how the emblematic perform can vary from modern image and logo theories, that have usually colored sleek interpretations of the style.

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D. Vienna, 26 April, 1565; Gerstinger, Die Briefe, pp. 69–71, no. xiv. Sambucus also mentions that he had already reported this message to the emperor personally. d. 2 December, 1567; Gerstinger, Die Briefe, pp. 339–340. 62 Manuscript by Sambucus, Per‹ panauyente¤aw sive maiestate imperatoris, et quorundam praeiudicio sive donatione Constantinia, ÖNB, Cod. Vind. Lat. 9534. See Imre Téglásy, “Über das Schicksal der Donatio Constantiniana im 16. Jahrhundert. Ein unbekanntes Werk des Johannes Sambucus (Zsámboky) über die kaiserliche Plenipotenz,” in Geschichtsbewußtsein und Geschichtsschreibung in der Renaissance, ed.

Friedrich Edelmayer, Alfred Kohler (Vienna, 1992), p. 190. 69 I am grateful to Gabor Almasi (Central European University, Budapest) for sharing information about the salaries of Sambucus and his colleagues, based on his forthcoming PhD thesis The Uses of Humanism. Johannes Sambucus (1531–1584), Andreas Dudith (1533–1589) and the Republic of Letters. For Strada and di Monte, Jansen, “The Instruments of Patronage,” pp. 189–190. 70 Jahrbuch der kunsthistorischen Sammlungen des allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses, vol.

His second stay in Paris lasted two years. Sambucus established lively contacts in the milieu of the Collège Royal. Apart from the professors mentioned earlier he now also met Denys Lambin and Jean Dorat, as well as the numismatists and bibliophiles Henri de Mesmes and Jean Grolier. It is in this period that the composition of the emblems is to be situated. 46 In search of books and manuscripts he again journeyed south, to the Italian cities of Genoa, Viterbo, Rome, Naples and Brindisi. He stayed in Italy until the spring of 1563.

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