Beyond Isabella: Secular Women Patrons of Art in Renaissance Italy


Beyond Isabella d'Este, who were the secular female patrons of art and architecture in Renaissance Italy? This volume brings together fourteen essays that examine the important and often unrecognised roles secular women -- both aristocratic and bourgeois -- played in the patronage of visual culture during the Italian renaissance.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David G. Wilkins
  • Benjamin G. Kohl
  • Roger J. Crum
  • Rosi Prieto Gilday
  • A. Lawrence Jenkens
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Kirksville, MO
Publication year:
  • 2001


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