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Painting Women: Cosmetics, Canvases, and Early Modern Culture
This original analysis of the representation and self-representation of women in literature and visual arts revolves around multiple early modern senses of "painting": the creation of visual art in the form of paint on canvas and the use of cosmetics to paint women's bodies. Situating her study in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italy, France, and England, Patricia Phil ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 4th 2005 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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