Siena and the Virgin : art and politics in a late medieval city state / Diana Norman.

"Celebrating the Virgin Mary as both an object of religious devotion and a focus of civic pride, fourteenth-century Sienese artists established within their city a vibrant pictorial tradition that continued into the early decades of the next century. Such celebratory images of the Virgin were a...

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Main Author: Norman, Diana, 1948-
Format: Book
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, [1999]
Table of Contents:
  • Civic rituals and images
  • The Cathedral
  • The town hall
  • The patronal altars
  • The spedale
  • Massa Marittima
  • San Leonardo al Largo
  • Montalcino
  • Montepulciano and Siena.