The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy

The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy

by Jacqueline Marie Musacchio, Jacqueline Marie Musacchio
     
 

Childbirth in Renaissance Italy was encouraged, celebrated, and commemorated with a wide range of objects, from wooden bowls and maiolica wares to paintings, sculpture, clothing, and food. This groundbreaking book examines for the first time these highly significant objects and what they meant to the individuals and society that created, purchased, and bestowed them…  See more details below

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Childbirth in Renaissance Italy was encouraged, celebrated, and commemorated with a wide range of objects, from wooden bowls and maiolica wares to paintings, sculpture, clothing, and food. This groundbreaking book examines for the first time these highly significant objects and what they meant to the individuals and society that created, purchased, and bestowed them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300076295
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
9.05(w) x 11.38(h) x 1.02(d)

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