Patronage, Gender
& the Arts in
Early Modern Italy

Essays in Honor of
Carolyn Valone

Edited by
Katherine A. McIver
& Cynthia Stollhans

  Illustrations
vii
 
  Acknowledgements & In Memoriam
xii
 
Katherine A. McIver &
Cynthia Stollhans
Introduction
xiii
 
       
Part 1 Noble Men and Women as Patrons of Architecture: Power and Faith
 
Brenda Preyer The “Wife’s Room” in Florentine Palaces of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
1
Katherine A. McIver Locating Power: Women in the Urban Fabric of Sixteenth-Century Rome
21
Kimberly L. Dennis A Palace Built by a Princess? Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj and the Construction of Palazzo Pamphilj in Piazza Navona
43
Lisa Passaglia Bauman The Rhetoric of Power: Della Rovere Palaces and Processional Routes in Late Fifteenth-Century Rome
65
Sheila ffolliott Artemisia Conquers Rhodes: Problems in the Representation of Female Heroics in the Age of Catherine de’ Medici
85
Anne Jacobson
Schutte
Elite Matrons as Founders of Religious Institutions: Ludovica Torelli and Eleonora Ramirez Montalvo
103
Marilyn Dunn Nuns, Agents and Agency: Art Patronage in the Post–Tridentine Convent
127
Kimberlyn Montford Musical Marketing in the Female Monasteries of Early Modern Rome
153
       
Part 2 Notorious Men and Women and the Arts: Sex, Greed and Scandal
 
Suzanne B. Butters A Monster’s Plea
177
Meghan Callahan Preaching in a Poor Space: Savonarolan Influence at Sister Domenica’s Convent of la Crocetta in Renaissance Florence
211
Cynthia Stollhans The Pious Act of an Impious Woman: The Courtesan Fiammetta as Art Patron in Renaissance Rome
231
Elizabeth S. Cohen More Trials for Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Love and Letters in 1620
249
Michael Sherberg Mr. Cellini Goes to Rome
273
Craig A. Monson “Un Monsignore troppo abbondo contro le monache”: Alfonso Paleotti Meets His Match
293
Gretchen E. Meyers Suis manibus fecerat: Queen Dido as a Producer of Ceremonial Textiles
303
Elissa Weaver What to Wear in the Decameron and Why It Matters
315
   
 
  Bibliography of Carolyn Valone’s Works
331
 
  Index
333
 
   
 

 



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