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Art and love in Renaissance Italy

Title
Art and love in Renaissance Italy / edited by Andrea Bayer ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Sarah Cartwright ... [et al.].
Format
Book
Published
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
Description
xv, 376 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Other contributors
Bayer, Andrea.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Kimbell Art Museum.
Notes
Issued in connection with an exhibition held Nov. 11, 2008-Feb. 16, 2009, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Mar. 15-June 14, 2009, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-364) and index.
Contents
  • Directors' foreword
  • Lenders to the Exhibition
  • Contributors to the catalogue
  • Introduction: art and love in Renaissance Italy / Andrea Bayer
  • Marriage as a key to understanding the past / Deborah L. Krohn
  • The marriage portrait in the Renaissance, or some woman named Ginevra / Everett Fahy
  • Wives, lovers, and art in Italian Renaissance courts / Jacqueline Marie Musacchio
  • "Rapture to the greedy eyes": profane love in the Renaissance / Linda Wolk-Simon
  • CATALOGUE. Commemorating betrothal, marriage, and cihldbirth
  • Rites of passage: art objects to celebrate betrothal, marriage, and the family / Deborah L. Krohn
  • Maiolica of love and marriage
  • Belle Donne, facing couples, and Fede
  • The cruelty of love: Amor Crudel
  • Marriage glassware
  • Gifts and furnishings for the home
  • Cassone panels and chests
  • Manuscripts and books and the rituals of love and marriage
  • Childbirth and family
  • Profane love: the challenge of sexuality / James Grantham Turner
  • Paintings
  • Drawings
  • Books and prints
  • Maiolica
  • Bronzes
  • Accesories
  • The paintings of love and marriage
  • From Cassone to Poesia: paintings of love and marriage / Andrea Bayer
  • Picturing the perfect marriage: the equilibrium of sense and sensibility in Titian's Sacred and Profane Love / Beverly Louise Brown
  • Belle: picturing beautiful women / Luke Syson
  • Betrothal and marriage
  • Family
  • Widows
  • The Camera: Spalliere and other paintings
  • Illustrious women
  • Belle Donne
  • Mythologies and allegories.
Kinsey subjects
Art exhibitions.
Art--Italy.
Love in art.
ISBN
9781588393005 (metropolitan museum of art (hc))
1588393003 (metropolitan museum of art (hc))
9781588393012 (metropolitan museum of art (pb))
1588393011 (metropolitan museum of art (pb))
9780300124118 (yale university press (hc))
0300124112 (yale university press (hc))

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
708 A78 2008
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Stacks