Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 42637
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Moerman , Nelly
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  • Title: Why does Lidwina of Schiedam Lie on the Ice in Such an Odd Pose?
  • Source: 2018.  Pages Not available. This article is available on the Schaatshistorie.nl website: https://www.schaatshistorie.nl/english/skating-images/articles/lidwina-on-the-ice/.
  • Description: This brief online article analyzes the woodcut representation of Liduina's fall on the ice and compares her posture to the Virgin Mary's swoon at the crucifixion. The comparison is made with Rogier van der Weyden's painting, The Deposition.
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Lay Piety Liduina of Schiedam, Saint Pain and Suffering Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2018.
  • Language: English
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