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Author Phillippy, Patricia Berrahou, 1960-

Title Painting Women : Cosmetics, Canvases, and Early Modern Culture / Patricia Phillippy
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages :) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction -- Chapter One. Painting Women: Spectacle and Subjectivity -- Chapter Two. Public Women: Female Friendship on Trial -- Chapter Three. The Mirror of Socrates -- Chapter Four. Colors and Essence -- Chapter Five. Conscience, Custom, and the Reformation of Painting -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-249) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Arts, European -- 16th century.
Arts, European -- 17th century.
Cosmetics -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- Europe.
Gender identity in art.
Women in art.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2005005202
ISBN 1421427702
(hardcover : alk. paper)