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Wives, widows, mistresses, and nuns in early modern Italy : making the invisible visible through art and patronage / edited by Katherine McIver.

Other Title:
Making the invisible visible through art and patronage
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.
Series:
Women and gender in the early modern world
Women and gender in the early modern world
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 267 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Art patronage -- Italy -- Marche -- History.
Women art patrons -- Italy -- Marche -- History.
Art and society -- Italy -- Marche -- History.
Women -- Italy -- Marche -- History.
Contents:
Introduction
Overshadowed, overlooked, historical invisibility. Hidden in plain sight : Varano and Sforza women of the Marche / Jennifer D. Webb
Pier Maria's legacy : (il)legitimacy, inheritance, and rule of Parma's Rossi dynasty / Timothy McCall
Rediscovering the Villa Montalto and the patronage of Camilla Peritti / Kimberly I. Dennis
Becoming visible through portraiture. Rewriting Lucrezia Borgia : propriety, magnificence, and piety in portraits of a Renaissance duchess / Allyson Burgess Williams
A face in the crowd : identifying the Dogaressa at the Ospedale dei Crociferi / Mary E. Frank
Vittoria Colonna and Properzia de Rossi in Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the artists / Marjorie Och
Spatial visibility reconstructed. Revisiting the Renaissance household, in theory and practice : locating wealthy women in sixteenth-century Verona / Alison A. Smith
An invisible enterprise : women and domestic architecture in early modern Italy / Katherine A. McIver
Sacred invisibility unveiled. Invisibilia per visibilia : Roman nuns, art patronage, and the construction of identity / Marilyn Dunn
The Convent of Santa at S. Maria della Sapienza : visual culture and women's religious experience in early modern Naples / Aislinn Loconte.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
McIver, Katherine A., 1949-
ISBN:
9780754669531 (hardcover : alk. paper)
075466953X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
705568477
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