Cassoni in America: An Investigation of Three Major Themes

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Description

This study is an investigation of the subject matter of eighty Italian cassone paintings of the fifteenth century now located in the United States and answers a four-part question: (1) What were the major themes pictured on cassoni panels during the Quattrocento? (2) Were the themes of cassoni in Quattrocento Italy predominantly of a religious or secular nature? (3) If secular subject matter was dominant in cassone painting, was this a reflection of the newly founded tastes of aristocratic, wealthy and middle classes? (4) Did cassoni mirror the way these classes viewed themselves and the place occupied by women in ... continued below

Physical Description

vi, 96 leaves: ill.

Creation Information

Rice, Ralph Albert December 1971.

Context

This thesis is part of the collection entitled: UNT Theses and Dissertations and was provided by UNT Libraries to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 355 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this thesis can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this thesis or its content.

Chair

Committee Member

Publisher

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Rice, Ralph Albert

Provided By

UNT Libraries

With locations on the Denton campus of the University of North Texas and one in Dallas, UNT Libraries serves the school and the community by providing access to physical and online collections; The Portal to Texas History and UNT Digital Libraries; academic research, and much, much more.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this thesis. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Degree Information

Description

This study is an investigation of the subject matter of eighty Italian cassone paintings of the fifteenth century now located in the United States and answers a four-part question: (1) What were the major themes pictured on cassoni panels during the Quattrocento? (2) Were the themes of cassoni in Quattrocento Italy predominantly of a religious or secular nature? (3) If secular subject matter was dominant in cassone painting, was this a reflection of the newly founded tastes of aristocratic, wealthy and middle classes? (4) Did cassoni mirror the way these classes viewed themselves and the place occupied by women in society?

Physical Description

vi, 96 leaves: ill.

Language

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this thesis in the Digital Library or other systems.

Collections

This thesis is part of the following collection of related materials.

UNT Theses and Dissertations

Theses and dissertations represent a wealth of scholarly and artistic content created by masters and doctoral students in the degree-seeking process. Some ETDs in this collection are restricted to use by the UNT community.

What responsibilities do I have when using this thesis?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this thesis.

Creation Date

  • December 1971

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 4, 2013, 10:29 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 21, 2013, 10:40 a.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this thesis last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 7
Total Uses: 355

Interact With This Thesis

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Rice, Ralph Albert. Cassoni in America: An Investigation of Three Major Themes, thesis, December 1971; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163989/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .