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Material Culture and Consumerism

See also the bibliographies for the patronage of the visual arts and the courts as centres of cultural patronage.

Ajmar, Marta, and Flora Dennis (eds), At Home in Renaissance Italy (London, 2006)

Ajmar-Wollheim, Marta, Flora Dennis, Ann Matchette, 'Approaching the Italian Renaissance interior: sources, methodologies, debates', Renaissance Studies 20 (2006), 623–28. Blackwell

Allerston, Patricia, 'Clothing and early modern Venetian society', Continuity and Change 15/3 (2000), 367-9. Cambridge Journals

Allerston, Patricia, 'Consuming problems: worldly goods in Renaissance Venice' in M. O'Malley and E. Welch eds, The Material Renaissance (Manchester 2007), pp. 11-46.

Allerston, Patricia, ‘The Second-Hand Trade in the Arts in Early Modern Italy’, in M. Fantoni, L. C. Matthew and S.F. Matthews-Grieco (eds.), The Art Market in Italy (Modena, 2003).

Allerston, Patricia, 'Wedding Finery in Sixteenth-Century Venice,' in Marriage in Italy, 1300–1650, ed. Trevor Dean and K. J. P. Lowe, 25–40 (Cambridge, 1998).

Auslander, Leora, 'Beyond Words', American Historical Review 110 (2005): 1015-45.

Baron, Hans, 'Franciscan Poverty and Civic Wealth as Factors in the Rise of Humanistic Thought', Speculum 13 (1938): 1-37.

Bohn, Babette, and James M. Saslow (eds), A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art (Oxford, 2013)

Cecchini, Isabella, ‘A World of Small Objects: Probate Inventories, Pawns and Domestic life in Early Modern Venice’, Renaissance and Reformation 35 (2012), 39-61.

Cohen, E. and T. Cohen, 'Open and shut: the social meanings of the cinquecento Roman house', Studies in the Decorative Arts 9 (2001-2), 61-84.

Cohn, S.K. jr., 'Renaissance attachment to things: material culture in last wills and testaments', Economic History Review, 65.3 (2012), 984-1004.

Collier Frick, Carole, Dressing Renaissance Florence: Families, Fortunes, and Fine Clothing (Baltimore, 2002)

Findlen, Paula, 'Possessing the Past: The Material World of the Italian Renaissance', The American Historical Review, 103.1 (1998), pp. 83-114.

Findlen, Paula, 'Ereditare un museo: collezionismo, strategie familiari e pratiche culturali nell'Italia del XVI secolo', Quaderni storici 39 (2004): 45-82.

Fortini Brown, Patricia, Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family (New Haven, 2004)

Fraser Jenkins, A. D."Cosimo de' Medici's Patronage of Architecture and the Theory of Magnificence." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 33 (1970): 162-170.

Goldthwaite, Richard, A., 'The Economic and Social World of Italian Renaissance Maiolica', Renaissance Quarterly 42 (1989), 1-32. JSTOR

Goldthwaite, Richard, A., 'The Empire of Things: Consumer demand in Renaissance Italy', in F.W. Kent and Patricia Simons (eds), Patronage, Art and Society in Renaissance Italy (Oxford, 1987), pp 153-75.

Goldthwaite, Richard A., Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy, 1300-1600 (Baltimore, 1993)

Grieco, A., "Food and social classes in late medieval and Renaissance Italy", in Flandrin and Montanari (eds), Food: A Culinary History (New York, 1999), 302-12.

Hinton, Jack, ‘By Sale, By Gift: Aspects of the Resale and Bequest of Goods in Late Sixteenth-Century Venice’, Journal of Design History, 15 (2002), 245–61.

Hohti, P. ‘‘Conspicuous’ Consumption and Popular Consumers: Material Culture and Social Status in Sixteenth-Century Siena’, Renaissance Studies, 24:5, (2010), 654-670.

Howard, P., 'Preaching Magnificence in Renaissance Florence', Renaissance Quarterly 61 (2008): 325-369.

Kent, F.W., ‘Individuals and Families as Patrons of Culture in Quattrocento Florence’, in Alison Brown (ed.), Language and Images of Renaissance Italy (Oxford, 1995), pp.171-92.

Kittler, Juraj, 'From Rags to Riches: The Limits of Early Paper Manufacturing and Their Impact on Book Print in Renaissance Venice,' Media History 21 (2015), 8-22.

Kovesi Killerby, C. Sumptuary law in Italy 1200-1500 (Oxford, 2002).

Lanaro, Paola (ed.), At the centre of the old world: trade and manufacturing in Venice and on the Venetian mainland (1400-1800) (Toronto, 2006)

Little, Lester K., 'Pride goes before avarice: social change and the vices in Latin Christendom', American Historical Review 76 (1971): 16-49.

Martines, Lauro, ‘The Renaissance and the Birth of Consumer Society’, Renaissance Quarterly 51 (1998), 193-203. JSTOR

Matchette, Ann, 'To have and have not: the disposal of household furnishings in Florence', Renaissance Studies 20.5 (2006): 701-16.

Matchette, Ann, ‘Credit and Credibility: Used Goods and Social Relations in Sixteenth-Century Florence’, in Michelle O’Malley and Evelyn Welch (eds.), The Material Renaissance (Manchester, 2007), 225–41.

Musacchio, Jacqueline Marie, ‘The Medici Sale of 1495 and the Second- Hand Market for Domestic Goods in Late Fifteenth-Century Florence’, in M. Fantoni, L. C. Matthew and S.F. Matthews-Grieco (eds.), The Art Market in Italy (Modena, 2003).

Oppel, J. 'Poggio, San Bernardino of Siena and and the Dialogue On Avarice', Renaissance Quarterly 30 (1977): 564-87. JSTOR

Romano, Dennis, Markets and Marketplaces in Medieval Italy, c. 1100 to c. 1440 (New Haven, 2015)

Rubin, Patricia, 'Magnificence and the Medici', in The Early Medici and their Artists, ed. Francis Ames-Lewis, 37-69 (London, 1995)

Shaw, James E., 'Market ethics and credit practices in sixteenth-century Tuscany', Renaissance Studies 27 (2013), 236-52.

Stuard, Susan Mosher, Gilding the market: luxury and fashion in fourteenth-century Italy (Philadelphia, 2006).

Welch, Evelyn, Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy 1400–1600 (New Haven, 2005)

Welch, Evelyn, ‘Lotteries in Early Modern Italy’, Past & Present, 199 (2008), 71–111.JSTOR