Attributing Influence: The Problem of Female Patronage in Fifteenth-Century Florence

Solum, Stefanie
March 2008
Art Bulletin;Mar2008, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p76
Academic Journal
The article focuses on art form Florence, Italy in the 15th century. It examines the influence of female art patrons and discusses research about art designed for an intentionally female audience. The role of female patronage in the Renaissance art world is analyzed, and the Magliabechiano manuscript is discussed for its ownership and provenance. Another example of art from the era is the fronstpiece of Saint Jerome's Epistulae by Francesco d'Antonio.


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