New PDF release: A Printed Icon in Early Modern Italy: Forlì's Madonna of the

By Lisa Pon

In 1428, a devastating hearth destroyed a schoolhouse within the northern Italian urban of Forlì, leaving just a woodcut of the Madonna and baby that were tacked to the study room wall. the folks of Forlì carried that print - referred to now because the Madonna of the fireplace - into their cathedral, the place centuries later a brand new chapel was once outfitted to enshrine it. during this booklet, Lisa Pon considers a cascade of moments within the Madonna of the Fire's cultural biography: whilst ink was once inspired onto paper at a now-unknown date; whilst that sheet was once famous through Forlì's humans as incredible; whilst it used to be enshrined in a variety of tabernacles and chapels within the cathedral; while it or considered one of its copies used to be - and nonetheless is - carried in procession. In doing so, Pon bargains an test in artwork ancient inquiry that spans greater than 3 centuries of constructing, remaking, and renewal.

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