This collection provides a genuinely fresh outlook on the Italian interior and will form a rich resource for scholars and students of the Renaissance. * Brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, combining invative approaches, case studies, and methodological critiques * Expands the discourse on the Renaissance home, ultimately challenging traditional tions of public and private, interior and exterior, ideals and reality * Examines under-studied spaces of the interior, such as baths and chapels, and offers new insights into more familiar topics such as identity, status, and family memory * Includes a wide range of primary sources from visual and material evidence to archival documents
Marta Ajmar-Wollheim is Renaissance Course Tutor on the joint MA programme in History of Design at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal College of Art. Flora Dennis is Research Fellow at the AHRC Centre for the Study of the Domestic Interior (Royal College of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Royal Holloway). Together they are co-curators of the museum's major exhibition At Home in Renaissance Italy (V&A, 2006) and editors of the accompanying publication. Ann Matchette, also based at the V&A, is a Renaissance Course Tutor on the joint MA in History of Design with the RCA.
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Renaissance Studies Special Issues
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