Tag: Italian

Luigi Cherubini

(1760–1842) Maria Luigi Carlo Zenobio Salvatore Cherubini Cherubini in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Luigi Cherubini 1841 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati     Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Cherubini et la Muse de la poésie lyrique 1842 Musée du Louvre, Paris…

Artemisia Gentileschi

(1593-c.1653) The artist’s works: Autoritratto come martire c.1615 Private collection Giuditta e la sua ancella c.1618–1619 Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Giuditta decapita Oloferne c.1620 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Santa Maria Maddalena c.1620 Galleria Palatina, Firenze Giuditta con la sua ancella c.1623–1625 Detroit Institute…

Luigi Pirandello

(1867–1936) Works: • A vilanza (la bilancia); Cappiddazzu paga tuttu (Italian) • Cappidazzu paga tuttu (Italian) • Come prima meglio di prima (Italian) • Enrico IV (Italian) • L’innesto (Italian) • L’umorismo (Italian) • La ragione degli altri (Italian) •…

Matteo Maria Boiardo

(1441–1494) Matteo Maria Boiardo, Conte di Scandiano Works: • Orlando innamorato (Italian) • Orlando Innamorato (English) Born 1441 Scandiano (Italia) Died December 19 1494 Reggio Emilia (Italia) Occupation Poet Writer

Giambattista Vico

(1668–1744) Giovan Battista Vico Works: • Principes de la Philosophie de l’Histoire traduits de la ‘Scienza nuova’ (French) Born June 23 1668 Napoli (Italia) Died January 23 1744 Napoli (Italia) Occupation Historian Humanist Occupation Jurist Philosopher Occupation Rhetorician Writer

Ludovico Ariosto

(1474–1533) Works: • Lettere di Lodovico Ariosto (Italian) • Orlando Furioso (English) • Orlando Furioso (Italian) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo I (Spanish) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo II (Spanish) • Rinaldo ardito: Frammenti inediti pubblicati sul manoscritto originale (Italian) Born September…

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Giacomo Leopardi

(1798–1837) Count Giacomo Taldegardo Francesco di Sales Saverio Pietro Leopardi Works: • Essays and Dialogues (English) • I Canti (Italian) • The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi (English) • The Poems of Leopardi (English) Born June 29 1798 Recanati (Italia) Died…

Niccolò Machiavelli

(1469–1527) Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli Works: • Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius (English) • History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy (English) • La mandragola, La Clizia, Belfagor (Italian) • Machiavelli, Volume I (English)…

Gabriele D’Annunzio

(1863–1938) General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso Works: • Cabiria (Italian) • Contemplazione della morte (Italian) • Elegìe Romane (Italian) • Forse che sì forse che no (Italian) • Il ferro (Italian) • Isaotta Guttadàuro ed altre poesie (Italian) •…