Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11780
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Martin , Nell Gifford.
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  • Title: Vision and Violence in Some Gothic Meditative Imagery [analyzes manuscript images of ritual sacrifice (Jephthah's daughter and Abraham's offering of Isaac) and Christ's crucifixion for meanings conveyed by gender].
  • Source: Studies in Iconography 17, ( 1996): Pages 311 - 348.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Devotional Literature Gender in Art Iconography Illumination of Manuscripts Jesus Christ- Passion in Art Psalters, Liturgical Books Violence in Art
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-four figures. Figure 1 Manuscript illumination from the Huntingfield Psalter showing the meeting of Jephthah and his daughter and her sacrifice (New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, M.43, fol. 14v.). Figure 2 again from the Huntingfield Paslter the sacrifice of Isaac in the upper register and the meeting of Isaac and Rebecca in the lower one. Figures 3- 11 All from the Huntingfield Psalter. Pages include Hannah, the birth of Samuel, Lot's daughters, the birth of John the Baptist, the birth of Christ, and the Massacre of the Innocents. Figures 12-24 are images having to do with Christ's crucifixion and generally include Mary.
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01481029
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