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The death of Francesca Tornabuoni: examining childbirth amidst societal rebirth

Katrina Genuis Victoria, Canada   Figure 1: The Death of Francesca Tornabuoni, c.1478-79 Marble Relief Sculpture. From the workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy Introduction The Italian Renaissance. These mere words herald a mental avalanche of associations; images of flourishing architecture, fresco paintings, overflowing libraries, and expanding commerce flow into […]