Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13709
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chavasse , Ruth.
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  • Title: The Virgin Mary: Consoler, Protector, and Social Worker in Quattrocento Miracle Tales [The author examines women's problems and needs as represented in such miracle texts as the late fifteenth century "Miracoli della Vergine Maria" and the poem by Lorenzo de' Oppizi, "Miracoli della Vergine della Carcere," a catalog of the miracles worked
  • Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.  Edited by Letizia Panizza.  European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000.  Pages 138 - 164.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Central Italy Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint as Madonna del Soccorso, a Club-Wielding Figure Who Saves Children from the Devil Mary, Virgin, Saint- Cult Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Mary, Virgin, Saint in Literature Miracles Women in
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: One map and nine figures. Map of central Italy showing the distribution of Marian images and shrines. Figure One Luca Signorelli, "Deposition of Christ," panel painting, 1515 (Umbertide, S. Croce). Figure Two Ambrogio Lorenzetti, "Maestà with Eve," fresco painting, circa 1335 (Monte Siepe, S. Galgano). Figure Three Anonymous Artist, "Madonna del Soccorso," panel painting, 1510 (Montefalco, Museo Comunale). Figure Four Anonymous artist, "Woman at the Stake," woodcut in "Miracoli" (Florence: Bartolomeo de' Libri, 1495, fol. biiiir. Figure Five Lattanzio da Foligno or Francesco Melanzio, "Madonna del Soccorso," panel painting (Castel Ritaldi, S. Marina). Figure Six Anonymous Artist, "Madonna del Soccorso," woodcut in "Miracoli" (Florence: Bartolomeo de' Libri, 1495, fol. fiir. Figure Seven "Il Vecchietta" (Pietro di Lorenzo) or Francesco di Giorgio, "The Marriage of St. Francis to Poverty," panel painting, circa 1458- 1460 (Munich, Alte Pinakothek). Figure Eight Anonymous artist, "Madonna del Soccorso," panel painting, 1485? (Gubbio, S. Agostino). Members of the Biscaccianti family added at the end of the sixteenth century by Pier Angelo Basili (died 1604). Figure Nine Bartolomeo Caporali, "Madonna del Soccorso," or "Madonna della Misericordia," gonfalone (panel painting), 1481 (Montone, S. Francesco, Museo Comunale).
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1900755092
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