Renaissance Maiolica as a Material Culture Study


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Rovigo Plate, circa. 1500, Medieval and Modern Museum

History of Material Culture

HIS 1543Y-University of Toronto

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Last Updated: December 2000

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This site investigates Renaissance Italian maiolica as a material culture study by using methodological models in order to discover the role of maiolica within Renaissance society, culture and ritual. The gender implications, and religious and superstitious iconography of these objects are also considered, as related to the artistic ideals and values of the Renaissance.


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