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The Veiled Body: Within the Folds of Early Modern Neapolitan Convent Architecture

Hills, Helen (2004) The Veiled Body: Within the Folds of Early Modern Neapolitan Convent Architecture. Oxford Art Journal, 27 (3). pp. 269-290. ISSN 0142-6540

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Abstract

This article explores the relationships between drapery and architecture, clothing and stone, buildings and the body – particularly the convent church and the virginal body of the enclosed nun – in the richly adorned churches of early modern Palermo and Naples.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: decoration baroque excess enclosure noble rank Palermo Valverde Carmelite inlaid marble curtain fabric hanging fold polychrome polished stone
Academic Units: The University of York > History of Art (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2009 15:21
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2009 17:33
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oaj/27.3.269
Status: Published
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Identification Number: 10.1093/oaj/27.3.269
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7145

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