Women in Italian Renaissance Art: Gender, Representation and Identity
This is the first book which gives a general overview of women as subject-matter in Italian Renaissance painting. It presents a view of the interaction between artist and patron, and also of the function of these paintings in Italian society of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Using letters, poems, and treatises, it examines through the eyes of the contemporary viewe...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 15th 1997 by Manchester University Press
(first published June 1st 1997)
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