Women on the Quirinal Hill: Patronage in Rome, 1560-1630

Valone, Carolyn
March 1994
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p129
Academic Journal
Examines women's patronage of Italian architecture in Quirinal Hill in Rome, Italy in the 16th century. Lack of development due to the rough conformation of the Hill; Ten women who commissioned architectural complexes in the region; Tradition of matron as patron; Saint Paola Romana's role as a patron of architecture; Support for the radical aspects of religious reform.


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