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

Helen Hills

in Oxford Art Journal

Volume 27, issue 3, pages 269-290
Published in print January 2004 | ISSN: 0142-6540
Published online January 2004 | e-ISSN: 1741-7287 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oaj/27.3.269
The Veiled Body: Within the Folds of Early Modern Neapolitan Convent Architecture

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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.

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