The Public's Familiarization with Images of 'Heroic Rapes' in Medicean Florence

By:
Prof. Yael Even
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My presentation will examine documents, contemporary accounts, and images which reveal the knowledge that so-called ordinary people had about Greco-Roman scenes of sexual violence.


Keywords: Images of Sexual Violence
Stream: Art and Human Rights
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: The Public's Familiarization with Images of 'Heroic Rapes' in Medicean Florence


Prof. Yael Even

Professor of Art History, University of Missouri
USA

My research focuses on the popularity that images of sexual violence had in early modern Italy.

Ref: A06P0279