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  • Record Number: 5452
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  • Title: Reflections on St. Luke's Hand: Icons and the Nature of Aura in the Burgundian Low Countries During the Fifteenth Century [argues that the fifteen copies of Cambrai's "Virgin and Child" icon were commissioned as part of a fund raising effort for the liberation of Constantinople from the Ottomans].
  • Source: The Sacred Image East and West.  Edited by Robert Ousterhout and Leslie Brubaker.  Illinois Byzantine Studies IV. University of Illinois Press, 1995.  Pages 132 - 146.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting- Copies Cambrai, Nord, France -Cathedral Copying Crusades Fund Raising Icons Jean de Burgogne, Count d'Etampes Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Cambrai, Cathedral, "Notre-Dame de Grâce." Panel painting, Sienese or Florentine copy of a Byzantiune prototype, early fourteenth century.
  • Illustrations: Four figures. "The Virgin and Child" from Cambrai along with two possible copies, Brussels, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique and Kansas City, Missouri, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Rogier van der Weyden's "St. Luke Drawing a Portrait of the Virgin," Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0252020960
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