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Title Women and the visual arts in Italy c. 1400-1650 : luxury and leisure, duty and devotion : a sourcebook / selected, translated and introduced by Paola Tinagli and Mary Rogers.

Published Manchester, UK : New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillian, 2012.

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 UniM Bail  945.05 WOME    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 358 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Companion to the work, Women in Italy, 1350-1650 : ideals and realities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 334-350) and index.
Contents Part I Material worlds of women 17 -- 1 Buildings and interiors 21 -- 2 Beauty, quality and elegance: objects in the house 48 -- 3 Clothes: legislation, descriptions and uses 72 -- 4 Ceremony and travel: female participants and observers 99 -- Part II Women, secular art and artists: commissioning, buying, preserving 121 -- 5 Building and embellishment of palaces, villas and gardens 123 -- 6 Women acquiring and using portraits 156 -- 7 Relationships with artists 182 -- Part III Women, devotion and art 201 -- 8 Private devotion 203 -- 9 Communal devotion: spectacles, rituals, miraculous images and pilgrimages 227 -- 10 Public devotional patronage: personal and collective 250 -- Part IV Female artists, craftswomen and writers 277 -- 11 Female artists and craftswomen 279 -- 12 Women writing on art and artefacts 306.
Summary Documents such as inventories, letters, diaries, wills, and artists contracts are translated from the original Italian or Latin to comprise this anthology on the relationship Italian women had with visual arts and material culture from the 15th to mid-17th centuries.
Language notes In English, translated from Italian or Latin.
Other author Tinagli, Paola.
Rogers, Mary (Mary Ruth)
Subject Women art patrons -- Italy -- History -- Sources.
Art patronage -- Italy -- History -- Sources.
Women artists -- Italy -- History -- Sources.
Women -- Italy -- Social life and customs -- Sources.
Women -- Religious life -- Italy -- History -- Sources.
Art and society -- Italy -- History -- Sources.
ISBN 9780719080982 (hbk)
0719080983 (hbk)
9780719080999 (paperback)
0719080991 (paperback)