The Italian Art Society is sponsoring one session at the Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, to be held 27-30 October at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, MN.

 Organizer and Chair: Joanne Allen (American University); Tiffany Hunt (Catholic University of America)

 Session Title, Date, & Location:
Media papalis: New Approaches to Early Modern Papal Patronage,” Friday 28 October, 8:30-10:00 am, Boundary Waters B Room

Konstantinos Gravanis, Independent Scholar, Safe Delivery and Theft on the Road of Gold-and-Silk:  The
Lost Tapestry of Leo X for the Sistine Chapel

Joanne Allen (American University), Ceremony, Splendor, and Identity: Furnishing Sixtus IV’s Choir Chapelin Old St Peter’s

Livia Lupi (University of Warwick), Papal Patronage and the Reinvention of Architecture

For the speakers’ abstracts, click here.

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