Women Patrons and Collectors

Women Patrons and Collectors

eBook - 2012
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In looking at the history of collecting, one may be excused for regarding it as an activity in which, traditionally, women have shown little interest or in which they have not been involved. As the present volume shows, women-particularly aristocratic women-not only resisted this discrimination through the ages, but also built important collections and used them to their own advantage, in order to make statements about their lineage, power, cultural heritage or religious preferences. That is ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
ISBN: 9781299647794
1299647790
9781443834766
1443834769
1443834645
9781443834643
Characteristics: 1 online resource (236 pages)
Additional Contributors: Turpin, Adriana
Galdy, Andrea M.

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