Étiqueté : monnaie

Parution : Natasha Seaman, Joanna Woodall (dir.), « Money Matters in European Artworks and Literature, c. 1400-1750 », Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2022

This is the first book to focus on coins as material artefacts and agents of meaning in the arts of the early modern period. The precious metals, double-sided form, and emblematic character of coins had deep resonance in European culture and cultural encounters. Coins embodied Europe’s impressive power and the labour, increasingly located in colonised regions, of extracting gold and silver. Their efficacy depended on faith in their inherent value and the authority perceived to...

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