“Maravigliose istorie: The Mural Decoration of the Camposanto in Pisa”
Jean Cadogan, “Maravigliose istorie: The Mural Decoration of the Camposanto in Pisa”
The fifth annual IAS/Kress Italian Lecture series took place on Tuesday, May 27 at the Gipsoteca of the Università di Pisa, San Paolo all’Orto, Piazza San Paolo all’Orto, 21. Cadogan’s lecture examined the murals painted by Benozzo Gozzoli in the context of the changing civic function of the Camposanto in the fifteenth century, as well as altered economic, social, and political conditions in Pisa. Dr. Cadogan is Professor of Fine Arts at Trinity College in Hartford, CT and the author of Domenico Ghirlandaio, Artist and Artisan (Yale University Press, 2001). Hosted by the Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, lecture attendees were invited to enjoy a reception and further conversation after the talk.