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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‘At Home’ in the United States

In the past week, I’ve visited the home of Victoria Confino, a Sephardic Jewish girl from Kastoria, who emigrated to New York in 1913; I’ve followed the history of 16 Elm Street, Ipswich, Massachusetts over 200 years; and I’ve delved into the experience of living in the neighbourhood of Shaw in Washington, D.C. via the… (read more)

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