Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5373
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  • Title: Le Roman de la Dame a la Lycorne et du Biau Chevalier au Lion: Text, Image, Rubric [argues that marginal instructions and illustrations prove a workshop collaboration between the "chef d'atelier" and the artist ; they both had read the romance and planned and executed illustrations to help readers understand the narrative's details and interpret the characters].
  • Source: French Studies 51, 1 (January 1997): Pages 1 - 18.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Artists Illumination of Manuscripts Manuscripts Marginalia Roman de la Dame a la Lycorne et du Biau Chevalier au Lion, Romance Scribes and Scriptoria Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale fonds français 12562. There are marginal notes from the "chef d'atelier," specifying the content of illustrations, over one hundred miniatures, and rubrics in a hand different from that of the text and the marginal notes.
  • Illustrations: Nine figures. All from MS 12562. Figure One shows a full page with two miniatures. The rest of the figures are single miniatures, several representing the lady with the unicorn.
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00161128
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