The Resource Dominican women and Renaissance art : the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa, Ann Roberts

Dominican women and Renaissance art : the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa, Ann Roberts

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Dominican women and Renaissance art : the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa
Title
Dominican women and Renaissance art
Title remainder
the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa
Statement of responsibility
Ann Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Starting from an inventory and other documents, Ann Roberts has identified some 30 works of art that originated from the convent of San Domenico of Pisa. Here, she examines those objects commissioned for and made by the nuns during the 15th century
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Roberts, Ann
Dewey number
704.9/482094555
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1432.I8
LC item number
R63 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women and gender in the early modern world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Painting, Renaissance
  • Dominican art (Order of Saint Dominic)
  • Christian saints in art
  • Painting, Italian
  • Church decoration and ornament
  • Art patronage
  • Dominican sisters
  • Convento di San Domenico (Pisa, Italy)
  • Convento di San Domenico (Pise, Italie)
  • Peinture de la Renaissance
  • Saints chrétiens dans l'art
  • Peinture italienne
  • Églises
  • Mécénat
  • Dominicaines
Label
Dominican women and Renaissance art : the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa, Ann Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-367) and index
Contents
Chiara Gambacorta and the history of San Domenico of Pisa. The life of Chiara Gambacorta ; Pisa in the fifteenth century ; Dominican culture at San Domenico ; Books and the Dominican ideal -- The setting: the buildings of San Domenico. Building San Domenico ; Cloister and the problem of convent architecture ; Later alterations to the complex at San Domenico -- The impact of the foundress. Chiara Gambacorta as patron ; The image of the foundress ; A candidate for sainthood -- The convent audience. Brides of Christ and virgin martyrs ; Martha and Mary Magdalene ; Monastic ideals ; The bridegroom -- An observant identity. Dominican traditions in works of art for San Domenico ; From Dominican to Observant: echoes of San Marco -- Nuns and the world. Family ties ; Clients and patrons ; Nuns and soldiers -- Patrons and painters. Nuns as patrons ; Doing it themselves: nuns as artists ; Conclusion -- Catalogue of Renaissance paintings from San Domenico -- Appendix 1. Inventories of works of art and other objects from San Domenico -- Appendix 2. Census -- Appendix 3. Renaissance prioress -- Appendix 4. The women of San Domenico -- Appendix 5. Selected letters from and about the nuns -- Appendix 6. Relics in San Domenico by 1557
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 375 p.
Isbn
9780754655305
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007029207
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136103-01umb_inst
  • 2231229
  • (Sirsi) i9780754655305
  • (OCoLC)156785065
Label
Dominican women and Renaissance art : the Convent of San Domenico of Pisa, Ann Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-367) and index
Contents
Chiara Gambacorta and the history of San Domenico of Pisa. The life of Chiara Gambacorta ; Pisa in the fifteenth century ; Dominican culture at San Domenico ; Books and the Dominican ideal -- The setting: the buildings of San Domenico. Building San Domenico ; Cloister and the problem of convent architecture ; Later alterations to the complex at San Domenico -- The impact of the foundress. Chiara Gambacorta as patron ; The image of the foundress ; A candidate for sainthood -- The convent audience. Brides of Christ and virgin martyrs ; Martha and Mary Magdalene ; Monastic ideals ; The bridegroom -- An observant identity. Dominican traditions in works of art for San Domenico ; From Dominican to Observant: echoes of San Marco -- Nuns and the world. Family ties ; Clients and patrons ; Nuns and soldiers -- Patrons and painters. Nuns as patrons ; Doing it themselves: nuns as artists ; Conclusion -- Catalogue of Renaissance paintings from San Domenico -- Appendix 1. Inventories of works of art and other objects from San Domenico -- Appendix 2. Census -- Appendix 3. Renaissance prioress -- Appendix 4. The women of San Domenico -- Appendix 5. Selected letters from and about the nuns -- Appendix 6. Relics in San Domenico by 1557
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 375 p.
Isbn
9780754655305
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007029207
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136103-01umb_inst
  • 2231229
  • (Sirsi) i9780754655305
  • (OCoLC)156785065

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