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Anna Warrilow Renaissance Cassoni - Wedding Chests & the Art of Marriage in 15C Florence, presented by

Anna Warrilow
Renaissance Cassoni - Wedding Chests & the Art of Marriage in 15C Florence
Marriage in Renaissance Italy was anything but a love match. Indeed, these were dynastic
unions intended to strengthen family ties. Often commissioned by the groom and carried
aloft through the city streets, this lecture looks at the rich decoration of furniture intended
as part of the marriage dowry. These exquisite chests or cassone were often illustrated with
improving or historical images for the benefit of the newly married couple.
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Tuesday, 11 October 2022
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  • ANNA1022SQC
  • The Square Chapel, Halifax
  • 2022-05-10 12:30:00Z