Domestic Devotions

Domestic Devotions

The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home

Posts filed under the Marche

A Visit to the Marche

The prospect of a study visit to the Marche with Renaissance architectural historians from eleven countries seemed irresistible – that is, until the earthquake struck two days before our departure. The omens seemed strange: the quake occurred on the same date as the eruption of Vesuvius in 79CE, and at the same time of day… (read more)

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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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