The Art History Babes

Four grad students drink wine and discuss all things visual culture.

Episode 3: Weird Putti

Sources:

Patrick Dempsey, Inventing the Renaissance Putto, The University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Anne McClintock, “Soft-Soaping Empire: Commodity Racism and Imperial Advertising” from Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Context (1995): 207-232.

Links:

https://www.quora.com/Whats-the-difference-between-a-putti-and-a-cherub

The Sorrowful Putto of Prague

http://www.dianablake.net/ArtHistoryArticles/Cherubs.htm

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