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Author Sand, Alexa Kristen
Title Vision, devotion, and self-representation in late medieval art / Alexa Sand
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  ND3337 S213 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001167709
Descript xv, 408 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "This book focuses on one of the most attractive yet poorly understood features of late-medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her own prayer-book"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-397) and index
Introduction: self-reflection, devotion, and vision in the image of the book owner at prayer -- 1. Saving face: the Veronica and the Visio Dei -- 2. From Memoria to Visio: revising the donor -- 3. Framing vision: the image of the book owner and the reflexive mode of seeing -- 4. Domesticating devotion: body, space, and self -- 5. Power and the portrait: negotiating gender
Subject Portraits, Medieval -- England
Portraits, Medieval -- France
Women -- England -- Portraits
Women -- France -- Portraits
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- England
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- France
Prayer books -- England
Prayer books -- France
HISTORY / Europe / General. bisacsh
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