Tag Archives: Susan Brunn Puett

Partners in healing: an early renaissance painting depicting the partnership of the divine with the physicians Cosmas and Damian

Susan Brunn Puett J. David Puett Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States     St. Cosmas and St. Damian by Matteo di Pacino (painted 1370-1375). Located in the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Although the original location of the painting is not known, it was probably commissioned by the Guild of […]

The Florentine Renaissance apothecary

Susan Brunn Puett Chapel Hill, NC, USA J. David Puett Athens, GA / Chapel Hill, NC   Fig. 1: Copies of two pages from the 1597 edition of the Ricettario fiorentino di nuovo illustrato. Left panel: Frontispiece. Right panel: Page 72 showing saffron (zafferano)as one of the included ingredients. From the Swiss electronic library of […]