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Monika Schmitter

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Full-Text Articles in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Review Of Exhibitions: ‘The Triumph Of Marriage’ And ‘Art And Love In Renaissance Italy, Monika Schmitter, Patricia Simons Oct 2009

Review Of Exhibitions: ‘The Triumph Of Marriage’ And ‘Art And Love In Renaissance Italy, Monika Schmitter, Patricia Simons

Monika Schmitter

No abstract provided.


The World In Venice: Print, The City, And Early Modern Identity By Bronwen Wilson, Monika Schmitter Dec 2005

The World In Venice: Print, The City, And Early Modern Identity By Bronwen Wilson, Monika Schmitter

Monika Schmitter

Reviewed work: Bronwen Wilson. The World in Venice: Print, the City, and Early Modern Identity. Studies in Book and Print Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. xviii + 406 pp. index. illus. bibl. ISBN: 0-8020-8725-6.


"Virtuous Riches": The Bricolage Of Cittadini Identities In Early-Sixteenth-Century Venice, Monika Schmitter Dec 2003

"Virtuous Riches": The Bricolage Of Cittadini Identities In Early-Sixteenth-Century Venice, Monika Schmitter

Monika Schmitter

This study questions the traditional assumption that Venetian cittadini emulated the collecting and patronage patterns of the ruling nobility. An alternative theoretical model, drawn from sociological, anthropological, and historical analyses of collecting, suggests that the cittadini should be cultural innovators rather than followers. Case studies of two prominent early-sixteenth-century cittadini collectors reveal that, although they pursued different strategies, neither sought distinction primarily by imitating established patrician tastes: both were at the forefront of new developments. In both their differences from the nobility and in their heterogeneity as a social group, the cittadini have had an unrecognized impact on the style ...


Botticelli's Images Of Simonetta Vespucci: Between Portrait And Ideal, Monika Schmitter Dec 1994

Botticelli's Images Of Simonetta Vespucci: Between Portrait And Ideal, Monika Schmitter

Monika Schmitter

No abstract provided.