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Caterina Sforza And The Art Of Appearances: Gender, Art And Culture In Early Modern Italy (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World)

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In the first major book in four decades on Caterina Sforza (1463-1509), Joyce de Vries investigates the famous noblewoman's cultural endeavors, and explores the ways in which gender, culture, and consumption practices were central to the invention of the self in early modern Italy. Sforza commissioned elaborate artistic and architectural works, participated in splendid ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published May 28th 2010 by Routledge
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