Art and love in Renaissance Italy /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Kimbell Art Museum.
Other Authors: Bayer, Andrea.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New Haven : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Yale University Press, c2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Directors' foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Lenders to the Exhibition
  • Contributors to the catalogue
  • Introduction: art and love in Renaissance Italy / Andrea Bayer
  • Marriage as a key to understanding the past / Deborah L. Krohn
  • The marriage portrait in the Renaissance, or some woman named Ginevra / Everett Fahy
  • Wives, lovers, and art in Italian Renaissance courts / Jacqueline Marie Musacchio
  • "Rapture to the greedy eyes": profane love in the Renaissance / Linda Wolk-Simon
  • Catalogue. Commemorating betrothal, marriage, and childbirth
  • Rites of passage: art objects to celebrate betrothal, marriage, and the family / Deborah L. Krohn
  • Maiolica of love and marriage
  • Belle Donne, facing couples, and Fede
  • The cruelty of love: Amor Crudel
  • Marriage glassware
  • Gifts and furnishings for the home
  • Cassone panels and chests
  • Manuscripts and books and the rituals of love and marriage
  • Childbirth and family
  • Profane love: the challenge of sexuality / James Grantham Turner
  • Paintings
  • Drawings
  • Books and prints
  • Maiolica
  • Bronzes
  • Accessories
  • The paintings of love and marriage
  • From Cassone to Poesia: paintings of love and marriage / Andrea Bayer
  • Picturing the perfect marriage: the equilibrium of sense and sensibility in Titian's Sacred and Profane Love / Beverly Louise Brown
  • Belle: picturing beautiful women / Luke Syson
  • Betrothal and marriage
  • Family
  • Widows
  • The Camera: Spalliere and other paintings
  • Illustrious women
  • Belle Donne
  • Mythologies and allegories.