Defining the Renaissance 'Virtuosa': Women Artists and the Language of Art History and Criticism / Edition 1

Defining the Renaissance 'Virtuosa': Women Artists and the Language of Art History and Criticism / Edition 1

by Fredrika H. Jacobs
     
 

Jacobs examines art criticism on women artists who were active in Renaissance Italy.See more details below

Overview

Jacobs examines art criticism on women artists who were active in Renaissance Italy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521664967
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Problems of praise and Pythagorean contrariety; 3. (Pro)creativity; 4. Melancholia: a case study; 5. La donnesca mano; 6. Misplaced modifiers; 7. 'femmina masculo e masculo femmina'; Appendix I. A roster of sixteenth-century Italian women artists; Appendix II.

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