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  • Record Number: 2370
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Plesch , Véronique.
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  • Title: Enguerrand Quarton's "Coronation of the Virgin": This World and the Next, the Dogma and the Devotion, the Individual and the Community [The author argues that the painting in the Carthusian hospital chapel linked the Coronation with the Last Judgement to emphasize the importance of Mary's role as mediator, especially for those souls in purgatory].
  • Source: Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques 26, 1 (Spring 2000): Pages 189 - 221.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Altarpieces Art History- Painting Enguerrand de Quarton, Painter- Coronation of the Virgin Iconography Mary, Virgin, Saint - Coronation in Art Theology Trinity in Art Villeneuve-les-Avignon, Vaucluse, France- Hospital Chapel of the Holy Trinity- Coronatio
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Villeneuve-lez-Avignon, Musée Pierre de Luxembourg, Enguerrand de Quarton, "Coronation fo the Virgin." In 1453 Jean de Montagnac, canon of the church of Saint-Agricol and chaplain of the Charterhouse, commissioned Quarton for the painting. The contract ha
  • Illustrations: Six Figures. Figure One Enguerrand de Quarton, "Coronation of the Virgin" (Villeneuve-lez-Avignon, Musée Pierre de Luxembourg). Figure Two French ivory diptych, "Coronation of the Virgin" and "Last Judgement" (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters Collection). Figure Three Wall paintings, including the Coronation of the Virgin, on the east wall of the choir (Waltensburg, parish church). Figure Four "Heavenly Jerusalem" (Bastia Mondoví, San Fiorenzo chapel). Figure Five "Hell" (Bastia Mondoví, San Fiorenzo chapel). Figure Six Mestre Artés, altarpiece from the monastery of Porta Coeli (Museu de Arte de São Paulo).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Colby College
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03157997
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