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Author Murphy, Caroline, 1969-

Title Lavinia Fontana : a painter and her patrons in sixteenth-century Bologna / Caroline P. Murphy.

Publication Info. New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2003]


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 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Gallery  759.5 FONTANA M    Check Shelf
Description vii, 236 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-229) and index.
Contents Art and society in sixteenth-century Bologna -- The making of a woman artist -- Pictures for scholars, prelates, poets and Bankers -- 'Gentildame et honeste matrone' : representing the Bolognese noblewoman -- Laudomia Gozzadini and her family portrait -- 'La vita vedovile' : the art of widowhood -- Painting for the children of Bologna.
Subject Fontana, Lavinia, 1552-1614.
Nobility -- Italy -- Bologna -- Art patronage.
Women in the professions -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- 16th century.
Women artists -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- 16th century.
Bologna (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
ISBN 0300099134 cloth alkaline paper
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