Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence: The Courtauld Wedding Chests (Paperback)Caroline Campbell (author)
Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 15/02/2009
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Accompanying an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, this catalogue explores one of the most important and historically neglected art forms of Renaissance Florence: cassoni - pairs of chests that were lavishly decorated with precious metals and elaborate paintings and were often the most expensive of a whole suite of decorative objects commissioned to celebrate marriage alliances between powerful families.
Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 260 x 216 x 13 mm
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