Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1203
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rouse , Richard H. and Mary A. Rouse
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  • Title: A "Rose" by Any Other Name: Richard and Jeanne de Montbaston as Illuminators of Vernacular Texts [Appendix 9A in Volume 2 presents a list of manuscripts including some for the king and nobility thought to be illustrated by Richard and Jeanne de Montbaston (fl. 1325- 1353); Appendix 9B Interpreting the "Gluures" in Manuscripts Illuminated by the Montbastons and Their Contemporaries explores possible meanings for the term "gluures" as recorded in various manuscripts counting initials or illuminations done with gold leaf].
  • Source URL: Manuscripts and Their Makers: Commercial Book Producers in Medieval Paris, 1200- 1500. By Richard H. and Mary A. Rouse. Harvey Miller Publishers, 1999. Volume One, pages 235-260. target = '_blank'>Manuscripts and Their Makers: Commercial Book Producers in Medieval Paris, 1200- 1500. By Richard H. and Mary A. Rouse. Harvey Miller Publishers, 1999. Volume One, pages 235-260.
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  • Article Type: Book Chapter
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Artists Courts- Literary Activity Guillaume de Lorris, Poet- Roman de la Rose- Illuminations of Illumination of Manuscripts Jean de Meun, Poet- Roman de la Rose- Illuminations of Manuscripts Montbaston, Jeanne de, Illuminator and Wif
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Twenty-nine illustrations. Figure One (Map 3) The left bank of Paris showing the rue Neuve Notre-Dame where Jeanne and Richard de Montbaston lived and worked. They also owned a house on the rue Percée. Figure Two (Fig. 22) Bas-de-page, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 25526, fol. 77). The illumination depicts a woman and a man, the woman is grinding colors and the man is writing on a parchment sheet. Figure Three (Fig. 23) Bas-de-page, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 25526, fol. 77v). The illumination depicts a man and woman illuminating manuscripts. Figure Four (Fig. 24) Advertisement of Richard de Montbaston, "Légende dorée" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 241). Figure Five (141 in Vol. 2) Miniature by Richard de Montbaston and bas-de-page illustration by Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 25526, fol. 5). Figure Six (142 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 12462). Detail of a figure speaking from Figure Twenty. Figure Seven (143 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Sept sages de Rome" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 17000, fol. 233). Detail of a figure from Figure Twelve (148 in Vol. 2). Figure Eight (144 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, "Légende dorée" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 241, fol. 288v). Figure Nine (145 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Vie des saints" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 185, fol. 120). Figure Ten (146 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Sept sages de Rome" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 17000, fol. 109). Figure Eleven (147 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, "Légende dorée" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 241, fol. 291). Figure Twelve (148 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Sept sages de Rome" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 17000, fol. 233). Figure Thirteen (149 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 802, fol. 12). Miniature with marginal sketch that served as a reminder or instructions for the illuminator. Figure Fourteen (150 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 802, fol. 137v.). Miniature with marginal sketch. Figure Fifteen (151 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque national de France, fr. 802, fol. 20v.). Miniature with marginal sketch. Figure Sixteen A and B (152a and b in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 802, fol. 139v.). Miniature with marginal sketch. Figure Seventeen (153 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Vie des saints" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 185, fol. 99v.). Figure Eighteen (154 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Vie des saints" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 185, fol. 120). Detail of Figure Nine (145 in Vol. 2). Figure Nineteen (155 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 25526, fol. 17v.). Figure Twenty (156 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, "Pèlerinage de la vie humaine" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 12462, fol. 88). Figure Twenty-one (157 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, Genesis-Proverbs, "Bible historiale," (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 15391, fol. 170v.). Figure Twenty-two (158 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 24389, fol. 19v.). Figure Twenty-three (159 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Livre du gouvernement des rois et des princes" (Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica, Vaticana Rossi 457, fol. 1). Figure Twenty-four (160 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "Livre du gouvernement des rois et des princes" (Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica, Vaticana Rossi 457, fol. 92v.). Figure Twenty-five (161 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, "De la chose de la chevalerie" (Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica, Vaticana Rossi 457, fol. 162v.). Figure Twenty-six (162 in Vol. 2) Richard de Montbaston, "Bible historiale," Vol. 2 (Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, 21, fol. 219). Figure Twenty-seven (163 in Vol. 2) "Li Faits des Romains" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 251, fol. 348v.). Marginal accounts. Figure Twenty-eight (164 in Vol. 2) "Li Faits des Romains" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 251, fol. 232v.). Marginal accounts. Figure Twenty-nine (165 in Vol. 2) Jeanne de Montbaston, bas-de-page, "Roman de la rose" (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fr. 25526, fol. 125).
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1872501419
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