The dispute over the Immaculate Conception in sixteenth-century Tuscany



Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, 13 May 2019

9.30 am-10.00 am
Cecilie Hollberg, Director of the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence

Part 1. The theological debate
Chair: Angelo Tartuferi, Director of the Scientific Department of the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence

10 am-10.30 am
Father Eugen Rachiteanu – Director of the Library of the Basilica of Santa Croce and of the magazine “Città di vita” (City of Life)
The iconography of the Immaculate Conception: an excursus from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century.

10.20 am-10.40 am
Father Alessandro Cortesi – Director of the Dominican Library of Pistoia – Director of Studies of the Roman Province of Saint Catherine
The dogma of the Immaculate Conception in Dominican theology

10.40 am-11.00 am
Father Claudio Fanetti – Guardian Father of the Convent of Saint Francis in Urbino
The Immaculate Conception according to Franciscans

11.00 am-11.20 am
Father Stefano Titta – Society of Jesus – Pastor of the university church of Pisa
The Immaculate Conception in Jesuit theology

11.20 am-11.40 am
Father Constantin Necula – University of Sibiu, Romania
The Mother of the Lord, Most Pure Mother of God: liturgical textuality and catechetical iconology in Orthodoxy

11.40 am-12.00 am
Discussion and questions from the audience

Part 2. The historical and artistic debate
Chair: Donatella Fratini, Department of 16th-18th centuries paintings and sculptures – Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence

2.00 pm-2.20 pm
Paolo Broggio – University of Roma Tre
Controversial doctrines. Regular orders, theology and politics in European Renaissance

2.20 pm-2.40 pm
Alessandra Galizzi Kroegel – University of Trento
Between truth of faith and historical untruth: the dispute over the Immaculate Conception from Vincenzo Frediani to Guillaume de Marcillat

2.40 pm-3.00 pm
Robert D. Black – Professor Emeritus, University of Leeds
Giovanni Lappoli known as Pollastra and the intellectual and cultural environment of Arezzo in the early sixteenth century

3.00 pm-3.20 pm
David Franklin
Rosso, Marcillat and Vasari in Arezzo: the reinvention of the image of the Immaculate Conception

3.20 pm-3.40 pm
Antonio Natali
In the spirit of the Catholic reform: the Immaculate Conception by Bronzino

3.40 pm-4.00 pm
Discussion and questions from the audience

4.00 pm
Donatella Fratini, Department of 16th-18th centuries paintings and sculptures, Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence
The Disputes over the Immaculate Conception by Giovanni Antonio Sogliani and Carlo Portelli – visit to the paintings in the Galleria dell’Accademia