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Ajmar-Wollhein, Marta and Flora Dennis, eds. At Home in Renaissance Italy. London: V&A Publications, 2006.

Alberti, Leon Battista. The Family in Renaissance Florence (I Libri della famiglia). Translated and with an introduction by Renée Neu Watkins. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1969.

Bayer, Andrea, ed. Art and Love in Renaissance Italy. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Brown, David Alan, et al. Virtue and Beauty: Leonardo’s Ginevra de’Benci and Renaissance Portraits of Women. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.

———. Peter Humfrey and Mauro Lucco. Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.

Brown, Patricia Fortini. Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

Brucker, Gene A. Giovanni and Lusanna: Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Coonin, Arnold Victor. “Portrait Busts of Children in Quattrocento Florence.” Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 30 (1995): 61–71.

Cropper, Elizabeth. “On Beautiful Women, Parmigianino, Petrarchismo, and the Vernacular Style.” Art Bulletin 48 (1976); 374–94.

Ettlingler, Helen S. “Visibilis et Invisibilis: The Mistress in Renaissance Court Society.” Renaissance Quarterly 47 (1994): 770–92.

Garrard, Mary D. “Who Was Ginevra de’ Benci? Leonardo’s Portrait and Its Sitter Recontextualized.” Artibus et Historiae 27, no. 53 (2006): 23–56.

Herlihy, David and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber. Tuscans and Their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Kelly-Gadol, Joan. “Did Women Have a Renaissance?” In Becoming Visible: Women in European History, edited by R. Bridenthal and Claudia Koonz, 149–64. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.

Kent, Dale. Friendship, Love, and Trust in Renaissance Florence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Klapisch-Zuber, Christiane. Women, Family and Ritual in Renaissance Italy, collected essays. Translated by Lydia Cochrane. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Luciano, Eleonora. “Diva Isotta and the Medals of Matteo de’ Pasti. A Success Story.” Medal 29 (1996): 3–17.

Martines, Lauro. April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Musacchio, Jacqueline Marie. Art, Marriage, and Family in the Florentine Renaissance Palace. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

Nagel, Alexander. “Gifts for Michelangelo and Vittoria Colonna.” Art Bulletin 79 (1997): 647–68.

Rubin, Patricia Lee. Images and Identity in FifteenthCentury Florence. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Strehlke, Carl Brandon. Pontormo, Bronziono and the Medici: The Transformation of the Renaissance Portrait in Florence. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004.

Syson, Luke. “Consorts, Mistresses and Exemplary Women: The Female Medallic Portrait in Fifteenth-Century Italy.” In The Sculpted Object, 14001700, edited by Stuart Currie and Peta Motture, 43–64. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1997.