Competitive Devotions: The Venetian Scuole Piccole as Donors of Altarpieces in the Years around 1500

Humfrey, Peter
September 1988
Art Bulletin;Sep88, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p401
Academic Journal
Presents information on the Venetian scuole or lay devotional confraternities as patrons of art. Function of the scuole as donors of church altarpieces; Discussion of their motives as patrons; Information on the scuole piccole in the context of Renaissance art patronage.


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