Women and the visual arts in Italy c. 1400-1650: Luxury and leisure, duty and devotion: A sourcebook

Women and the visual arts in Italy c. 1400-1650: Luxury and leisure, duty and devotion: A sourcebook

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ISBN-13: 9780719080999
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 12/24/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mary Rogers has published widely on Italian visual representations of women in relation to the writing of the day.

Paola Tinagli is author of *Women in Italian Renaissance art* (MUP 1997) and lives and works in Italy.

Table of Contents

Part I The material world of women

1. Buildings and interiors

2. Beauty, quality and elegance: objects in the house

3. Clothes: legislation, description and uses

4. Ceremony and travel: women participants and observers

Part II Women, secular art and artists: commissioning, buying, preserving

5. The building and embellishment of palaces, villas and gardens

6. Women and their use and commissioning of portraits

7. Relationships with artists

Part III Women, devotion and art

8. Private devotion

9. Communal devotion: spectacles, rituals, miraculous images and pilgrimage

10. Public devotional patronage: personal and collective

Part IV Female artists, craftswomen and writers

11. Female artists and craftswomen

12. Women writing on art and artefacts

Index

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