A Well-Fashioned Image: Clothing and Costume in European Art, 1500-1850

Clothing and Costume in European Art, 1500-1850
 
 
University of Chicago Press
  • erschienen am 8. Juli 2003
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 112 Seiten
978-0-935573-35-0 (ISBN)
 
Fashion--the question of what to wear and how to wear it--is a centuries-old obsession. Beyond superficial concerns with personal appearance, the history of dress points to deep preoccupations surrounding the social order, national identity, and moral decency. Produced in conjunction with an exhibition at the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art (running from October 23, 2001 through April 28, 2002), "A Well-Fashioned Image" investigates clothing and the representation of clothing from these various perspectives. This richly illustrated catalogue, the fourth in a series sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, features an introduction by co-curators Elizabeth Rodini, the Smart Museum's Mellon Projects Curator, and Professor Elissa B. Weaver of the University of Chicago's Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, which is followed by essays addressing the topic from a variety of perspectives. Also included are a substantial bibliography on the topic of costume in art and an exhibition checklist.
  • Englisch
  • Chicago, IL
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  • USA
The University of Chicago Press
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
8 colour plates, 40 halftones, bibliography
  • Höhe: 283 mm
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  • Breite: 203 mm
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  • Dicke: 11 mm
  • 567 gr
978-0-935573-35-0 (9780935573350)
0935573356 (0935573356)
Elissa B. Weaver is professor in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago, as well as the author of Convent Theatre in Early Modern Italy: Spiritual Fun and Learning for Women. Elizabeth Rodini is Mellon Projects Curator at the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.

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