The Triumph of Marriage: Painted Cassoni of the Renaissance - Baskins, Cristelle, and Randolph, Adrian W B, Professor, and Musacchio, Jacqueline Marie, Ms.
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Cassoni is the Italian word for the chests, painted with scenes from myth and literature, central to upper-class weddings of the 15th century. Little known today, cassoni deserve recognition as masterworks of the Renaissance. Botticelli, Pesellino, and other superlative artists painted them. And they are precious early examples of the mythopoetic subjects that would form the core of European art until the 20th century. The essays in this book shed new light on the meaning of cassoni through informative discussions of ...

The Triumph of Marriage: Painted Cassoni of the Renaissance 2008, Periscope, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781934772867

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