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Introduction, Lilian H. Zirpolo

Una vista amirabile: Remarks on the Illusionary Interplay Between Real and Painted Windows in 16th Century Italy, Sören Fischer

Anamorphosis as a Tool for Presenting Erotic Subjects: Some Remarks on Jan Ziarnko's Lovers, Malgorzata Bilozor-Salwa

Consonant and Dissonant Perspectives: Carel Fabritius' A View of Delft (1652), Caroline Fowler

Mirror Art: Early Modern Catoptric Devices in Books, Collections, and Demonstrations, Marie Theres Stauffer

Perspective, Illusion, and Devotion: The Chapel of S. Agnese in Sant'Ahgnese in Agone, Fabio Colonnese

Trompe L'Oeil as Ironic Art, Mateusz Salwa

Agency and Illusion: Free Will and the Perspectival Constructions of Andrea Pozzo, Alexander Watkins

Illusions in Portuguese Baroque Azulejos, Maria do Rosario Salema de Carvalho


"The Most Noble of the Senses":  Anamorphosis, Trompe-L'Oeil, and Other Optical Illusions in Early Modern Art

(ISBN 978-0-9972446-1-8); US$120.00.



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Chapter 1: The Origins of the Quilting Technique: Trade and the Spread of Quilting Techniques to Asia; Mongolia; China; Tibet; Siberia; Japan

Chapter 2: Quilting in Europe: Domestic Quilts; Documentary Evidence; Opus Consutum; Patchwork; Patchwork as Vindication

Chapter 3: The Tristan Quilts: Visual Aspects; Provenance; The Narrative; A Gift for the Bride and Groom; Function; Display

Chapter 4: The Anjou Cloth: Methods of Assembly; Anjou Heraldry; Patronage and Authorship; Silk from Naples

Chapter 5: Imports from Asia: The Art of Cotton Dyeing and Printing; A Brief History of Dyes: Indigo Blue and Turkey Red; Quilting in Provence; The Port City of Marseilles




The History of Quilting: From Ancient Egypt to 18th Century Provence

Lilian H. Zirpolo (ISBN 978-0-9972446-0-1); US$55.00.



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