Piero Della Francesca Bespoke Postcards

Picture of Piero Della Francesca Bespoke Postcards
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Beauty at the time of Piero della Francesca.


ISBN/EAN: 997518422

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A collection of 8 postcards of paintings of women's faces by Piero della Francesca.

The reverse of each postcard provides a beauty recipe taken from the 16th century beauticians of the Bibliotheca Antiqua of Aboca Museum:
 - to grow long hair, recipe taken from Notandissimi secreti dell'arte profumatoria, G. Rossetti, XVI sec.

- a woman's make up, recipe taken from Notandissimi secreti dell'arte profumatoria, G. Rossetti, XVI sec.

- to stop breasts growing, recipe taken from De' secreti universali, T. Rosselli, XVI sec.

- for facial blotches, two recipes on the same card, both taken from De' secreti universali, T.Rossello, XVI sec.

 - for spots on the face, two recipes on the same card, both taken from Notandissimi secreti dell'arte profumatoria, G. Rossetti, XVI sec.

 - to lighten the face, two recipes on the same card. One taken from I Discorsi, P.A. Mattioli, XVI sec., the other from Notandissimi secreti dell'arte profumatoria, G. Rossetti, XVI sec.

 - to colour hair red, two recipes on the same card. One taken from Il Dioscoride, P. A. Mattioli, XVI sec., the other from I secreti della signora Isabella Cortese, XVI sec.

 - to stop hair growing, two recipes on the same card. One taken from Il Discorsi, P. A. Mattioli, XVI sec., the other from I secreti della signora Isabella Cortese, XVI sec.

 

Dimensions:
12 x 17 cm