The Pious Act of an Impious Woman: The Courtesan Fiammetta as Art Patron in Renaissance Rome

by Stollhans, Cynthia
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Publisher: Italica Press, Inc.

Publication Date: January 19, 2016

ISBN: 9781599103518

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"Wealthy courtesans, like noble woman, used their money to invest in art and architecture as a way to construct their own public identities, often with family themes. Since ancient Rome, women have used patronage as their public voice...."