Women and Art in Early Modern Europe: Patrons, Collectors, and Connoisseurs

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Patronage and Public Piety
21
Conjugal Love Political Ambition or Personal Glory?
37
The Art and Antiquities Collections of Isabella dEste Gonzaga 14741539
53
The Chapel of Eleonora da Toledo in the Palazzo Vecchio
72
Catherine de Medici Defining Herself or Defined by Others?
99
Gender and the Meaning of Style in Early Modern England
111
Maria de Medicis Patronage of Art and Architecture
126
Women as Convent Patrons in Seicento Rome
154
Sarah Churchill and the Invention of the Blenheim Memorials
189
An Art Collector in EighteenthCentury Paris
207
Anna Maria Luisa de Medici and the Family Pact of 1737
227
Mary Edwards William Hogarth and a Case of EighteenthCentury British Patronage
237
Selected Bibliography
255
List of Contributors
261
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