Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2122
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gaunt , Simon B.
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  • Title: The Women Patrons of Neri di Bicci [The author surveys the works that ten secular women commissioned from the painter Neri di Bicci between 1453 and 1475; the author analyzes the group of women in terms of marital status and social class and compares them with the men who requested art wor
  • Source: Beyond Isabella: Secular Women Patrons of Art in Renaissance Italy.  Edited by Sheryl E. Reiss and David G. Wilkins.  Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, Volume 54. Truman State University Press, 2001.  Pages 51 - 75.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Neri di Bicci, Painter Patronage, Artistic Ricordanze, Daybooks Kept by Italian Merchants and Artisans
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Figure One Neri di Bicci, "Assumption of the Virgin," 1456 (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada). Figure Two Neri di Bicci, "Annunciation," 1455 (Florence, Santa Maria Novella). Figure Three Neri di Bicci, "Trinity," 1463 (formerly Florence, San Niccolò Oltrano).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cambridge University
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0943549787
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