Life, love and marriage chests in Renaissance Italy

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  • Catalog from the exhibition held at the Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, Aug. 3-Nov. 4, 2018; the Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 16, 2018-Feb. 18, 2019; and the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, March 9-May 26, 2019.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127).


  • The Renaissance: historical background -- Life, love and family ties -- The Renaissance palace: design, decoration and decor -- Master crafts: focus on fabric -- Master crafts: focus on maiolica -- Renaissance lessons: marriage chests, styles and purposes -- Private devotion -- Restoration and copy: in the 19th century collection of Fredrick Stibbert
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