Art and Patronage in the Medieval Mediterranean: Merchant Culture in the Region of Amalfi

Art and Patronage in the Medieval Mediterranean: Merchant Culture in the Region of Amalfi

by Jill Caskey
     
 

Originally published in 2004, this book evaluates the Amalfitan art production in terms of moral, economic, and social structures.See more details below

Overview

Originally published in 2004, this book evaluates the Amalfitan art production in terms of moral, economic, and social structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521284264
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/16/2011
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Jill Caskey is associate professor of fine art at the University of Toronto. A recipient of fellowships and grants form the Getty Grant Program, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and the Fulbright Commission, she is also a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. She received the Founders' Award from the Society of Architectural History in 2000.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the art of mercatantia: medieval commerce and culture in southwest Italy; 1. The experience and politics of mercatantia; 2. Amalfitans at home: residential architecture and its Mediterranean syntheses; 3. Private and public in Amalfitan religious space; 4. Amalfi and the new metropolis: the decline of the art of mercatantia.

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