Lecture: Scented Gloves and Perfumed Buttons: Smelling Things in Renaissance Italy


Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art


The lecture is free and open to the public.

Evelyn Welch is Professor of Renaissance Studies and Vice-Principal for Research and International Affairs at Queen Mary, University of London. She is the author of Art and Authority in Renaissance Milan (New Haven and London, 1995); Art and Society in Italy, 1350-1500 (Oxford, 1997), and Shopping in the Renaissance. Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1350-1600 (New Haven and London, 2005). She is co-editor of The Material Renaissance (Manchester and New York, 2007).

Co-sponsored by:
• Department of Art,Art History, and Design • Snite Museum of Art • Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts • Nanovic Institute for European Studies • Medieval Institute • Department of History • Italian Studies at Notre Dame • The Genevieve D.Willis Endowment for Excellence, Gender Studies Program