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Faculty Author Series: Maria DePrano

February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Professor Maria DePrano will discuss her book "Art Patronage, Family, and Gender in Renaissance Florence: The Tornabuoni," which presents a comprehensive picture of how one Florentine family commissioned art to gain recognition in their society, revere God, honor family members -- especially women -- and memorialize deceased loved ones.

This book examines the multi-media art patronage of three generations of the Tornabuoni family, who commissioned works from innovative artists such as Sandro Botticelli and Rosso Fiorentino.

Location

Leo and Dottie Kolligian Library, KL 397

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