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Caterina Sforza and the art of appearances gender, art and culture in early modern Italy by Joyce de Vries

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-293) and index.

Other titlesGender, art and culture in early modern Italy
StatementJoyce de Vries
SeriesWomen and gender in the early modern world, Women and gender in the early modern world
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5273.2.S47 V75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24585757M
ISBN 100754667510
ISBN 109780754667513
LC Control Number2009041383
OCLC/WorldCa449285066

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  book caterina sforza and the art of appearances: gender, art and culture in early modern italy, by joyce de vries, as part of the women and gender in the early modern world series, is presented. Caterina sforza’s line continued through the s, and into the s with henrietta maria, the daughter of marie de medici (the medicis were   Caterina Sforza () commissioned elaborate artistic and architectural works, and collected a dazzling array of clothing, jewelry, and household goods. This book investigates Sforza'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 :// Rezension in der KUNSTFORM: Joyce de Vries: Caterina Sforza and the Art of Appearances. Gender, Art and Culture in Early Modern Italy, Aldershot: Ashgate , S., ISBN Rezensiert von Elsje van Kessel, School of Art History, University of St Andrews Rezension über Joyce de Vries: Caterina Sforza and the Art of Appearances. Gender, Art and Culture in Early Modern Italy (= Women and Gender in the Early Modern World), Aldershot: Ashgate , S., ISBN ,

Interest in Caterina’s life continues unabated; the most recent new book in English is The Tigress of Forlì: Renaissance Italy’s Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de’ Medici, by Rome-based art historian Elizabeth Lev (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ). Like de Vries’s book, Lev’s study is well Caterina Sforza and the Art of Appearances: Gender, Art and Culture in Early Modern Italy (review) This book is an authoritative manual built upon more than 42 years of experience in the field Caterina Sforza and the art of appearances: gender, art, and culture in early modern Italy Joyce de Vries (Women and gender in the early modern world) Ashgate, Caterina Sforza and the Art of Appearances: Gender, Art and Culture in Early Modern Italy. (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World.) Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing Company. Pp.