• Appel à communication: « Art and Adversity: Patrons, Masters and Works of Art »

    Il y a 25 jours - Par APAHAU

    Grave adversities, like natural disasters, infectious diseases, earthquakes, conflagrations and floods, as well as minor ones, more personal, like death or illness of a family member, that afflicted large and small communities in the same measure, urban and political centres as well as their periphery during the early modern age, were important incentive for commissioning works of art. Such commissions, whether made by individuals or various social groups such as religious orders, confraternities or the state institutions, were often primarily an expression of piety and devotion or they...
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