LORENZO COSTA
A Brief Bibliography

Titles are in order by date of publication.

Paolo Ervas. "Un contributo a Lorenzo Costa disegnatore." Paragone. Arte. 61 (2010) Ser. 3, 90: 44-47.

Paolo Ervas. "Tre opere senza casa di Lorenzo Costa." Paragone. Arte. 60 (2009) Ser. 3,83: 31-35.

John Bryan. "Verie sweete and artificiall’: Lorenzo Costa and the earliest viols." Early Music. Vol. 36: 1 (2008): 3-18.

Katherine Wallace. "Lorenzo Costa's Concert : a fresh look at a familiar portrait." Music in art. 33 (2008) 1/2: 53-67.

Nicola Giordani. "La "Pala Ghedini" di Lorenzo Costa." Strenna storica bolognese. 56 (2006): 279-291.

Nicosetta Roio. "'Sfortuna' del Francia e del Costa." Studi di storia dell'arte. 13 (2002): 39-58.

Molly Bourne. "A Viceroy comes to Mantua: Ramon Folch de Cardona, Lorenzo Costa and the Italian Renaissance in Spain." In: Coming about ...a Festschrift for John Shearman. Eds.-in chief Lars R. Jones and Louisa C. Matthew. Cambridge, MA, 2001: 127-133.

Emilio Negro and Nicosetta Roio. Lorenzo Costa: 1460-1535. Modena, 2001.

Paul Nieuwenhuizen. "Worldly ritual and dynastic iconography in the Bentivoglio Chapel in Bologna 1483-1499." Mededelingen van het Nederlands Instituut te Rome. 55 (1996(1997)): 187-212.

Perri Lee Roberts. "Lorenzo Costa's Monteveglio altarpiece: a case study in the representation of the Virgin's death and assumption in the late-fifteenth century." Arte cristiana. 85 (1997): 264-272.

Louise Marshall. "Manipulating the Sacred: Image and Plague in Renaissance Italy." Renaissance Quarterly Vol. 47, No. 3. (Autumn, 1994): 485-532. Discusses his St Sebastian.

Stephen J. Campbell. Book Review: Atlante di Schifanoia. Ranieri Varese, ed. In: The Burlington Magazine. 133 (1991): 777.

Kristen Lippincott. "A Masterpiece of Renaissance Drawing: A 'Sacrificial Scene' by Gian Francesco de' Maineri." Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies. Vol. 17, No. 1: Italian Drawings at the Art Institute: Recent Acquisitions and Discoveries (1991): 6-21+88-89.

Ranieri Varese, ed. Atlante di Schifanoia. Modena, 1989.

William F. Prizer. "Isabella d'Este and Lucrezia Borgia as Patrons of Music: The Frottola at Mantua and Ferrara." Journal of the American Musicological Society. Vol. 38, No. 1 (Spring, 1985): 1-33.

William F. Prizer. "Isabella d'Este and Lorenzo da Pavia, 'Master Instrument-Maker'." Early Music History. Vol. 2, (1982): 87-118+120-127.

William E. Wallace. "The Bentivoglio Palace Lost and Reconstructed." The Sixteenth Century Journal. Vol. 10, No. 3, Renaissance Studies (Autumn, 1979): 97-114.

Philip Pouncey. "A portrait by Lorenzo Costa in the Berlin Gallery." Berliner Museen. N.F. 21 (1971: 93-95.

Egon Verheyen. The paintings in the 'Studiolo' of Isabella d'Este at Mantua. New York City, 1971.

Anna Ottani. "La cappella Bentivoglio." In: Il Tempio di San Giacomo Maggiore in Bologna: studi sulla storia e le opere d'arte; regesto documentario. VII centenario della fondazione 1267-1967. Carlo Volpe. ed. Bologna, 1967: 117-131.

Clifford Brown. "Lorenzo Costa." Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University, 1966.

Federico Zeri. "Studies on Italian paintings: an addition to Mariotto di Nardo; a predella by Giacomo Pacchiarotto; a panel by Lorenzo Costa, its meaning and its companion pieces." The journal of the Walters Art Gallery. 27/28 (1964/65([1965?]): 74-90.

Jan Lauts. Isabella d'Este: Fuerstin der Renaissance; 1474-1539. Hamburg, 1952.

Federico Zeri. "Il terzo pannello degli "Argonauti" di Lorenzo Costa." Proporzioni. 2 (1948): 170-172.

Philip Pouncey. "Ercole Grandi's Masterpiece." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Vol. 70, No. 409 (April, 1937): 160-163+166-169.

Adolfo Venturi. "The Ariosto Exhibition at Ferrara." The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Vol. 62, No. 362 (May, 1933): 232-237.

Adolfo Venturi. "Ignoto capolavoro di Lorenzo Costa." L'arte N.S. 1=33 (1930): 552-555.

Adolfo Venturi. "Arte ferrarese del Rinascimento." L' arte. 28 (1925): 89-109.

Adolfo Venturi. "Le opere de' pittori ferraresi del' 400 secondo il catalogo di Bernardo Berenson." L' arte. 11 (1908): 419-432.

Emil Schaeffer. "Der 'Triumph des Federigo Gonzaga' von Lorenzo Costa. Monatshefte fuer Kuenstwissenschaft. 1 (1908): 8 pp.

The Catholic Encyclopedia. Entry by George Williamson. 1908.

Portrait of a Woman with a Pearl Necklace. "Probably 1485-1495." Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Thebaid. Drawing. "About 1505." J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California.`

Six paintings and two details. From the Kress Collection.

Portrait of a Man. Brooklyn Museum.

Portrait of a Lady. "Circa 1490." Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Five paintings. Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna.

Two paintings. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Includes his first documented painting, "The Bentivoglio Family."

Several paintings. National Gallery, London.

Two drawings. From the Louvre. "Circa 1500." "Lorenzo Costa is well known as a painter; however, little has been written about his drawings, an omission all the more striking in that he was a prolific draftsman." (From the Louvre St Sebastian Web site)

Allegory of the court of Isabelle d'Este. "1505-1506." Louvre; note the handy diagram and insructions on how to find this painting in the museum.

Portrait of a Lady. "Between 1500 and 1506." Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.



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