In the courts of religious ladies : art, vision, and pleasure in Italian Renaissance convents /

"This fascinating study considers the poetic and mythological artworks made for elite female monastic communities in Renaissance Italy. Nuns from the patrician class, who often disregarded obligations of austerity and poverty, commissioned sensually appealing, richly made artifacts inspired by...

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Author / Creator: Periti, Giancarla, 1966-
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
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Call Number: N6915 .P47 2016
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