Domestic Devotions

Domestic Devotions

The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home

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Devotional Renaissance Maiolica in the Marche

Lacrime di Smalto: Plastiche maiolicate tra Marche e Romagna nell’età del Rinascimento Exhibition & Catalogue Review    Rocca Roveresca, Senigallia, 12.04.2014- 31.08.2014 This April a small exhibition on devotional maiolica opened at the Rocca Roveresca in Senigallia, a small town on the Adriatic coast not far from Ancona. The exhibition is titled Lacrime di smalto:… (read more)

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Enduring Beliefs at the Museo Archeologico in Perugia

In July 2000, the Museo Archeologico in Perugia opened a permanent exhibition of amulets collected by Giovanni Bellucci (1844-1921), a scientist and researcher who had been the Museum’s director for many years. In the first decades of the twentieth century, while Bellucci was running his investigation on the popular beliefs and religious practices of rural… (read more)

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A Relevant Exhibition for our Project?

The Springtime of the Renaissance in Florence. Sculptures and the Arts in Florence 1400-60 Exhibition & Catalogue Review   Palazzo Strozzi, Florence 23.03-18.08 2013 Musée du Louvre, Paris 26.09.2013-6.01.2014 Earlier this year an exhibition at the Louvre aimed to present various themes to inform visitors’ understanding of the origins of the Renaissance in Florence. As… (read more)

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