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  • Record Number: 5563
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kenaan-Kedar , Nurith.
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  • Title: Aliénor: d'Aquitaine conduite en captivité. Les peintures murales, commémoratives de Sainte- Radegonde de Chinon
  • Source: Cahiers de Civilization Médiévale 41, 164 (octobre-décembre 1998): Pages 317 - 330.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Art History- Sculpture Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France- Chapel of Saint Radegunde Eleanor of Aquitaine, Wife of Louis VII of France and Henry II of England in Art Poitiers, Vienne, France- Saint Radegunde- Chapter House Queens in Art
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Primary Evidence: Mural Painting; Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France. Sainte-Radegonde, modillions (projecting brackets).Sculpture;Poitiers, Vienne, France. Sainte Radegonde.
  • Illustrations: Twelve figures. Figure One Wall painting of Eleanor being led into captivity. Figure Two Closeup of Eleanor's two sons from the previous picture. Figure Three Closeup of Eleanor reaching out to take a falcon from her son also from the first picture. Figure Four Closeup of Eleanor riding next to her daughter also from the first pictrue. Figure Five Closeup of King Henry II riding at the head of the group also from the first picture. Figure Six Interior view of the chapter house with some of its vaults on view. Figue Six A A plan of St. Radegonde in Poitiers. The chapter house shows the locations of the scultpted heads. Figure Seven Sculpted bust of Guillamme IX of Aquitaine, grandfather of Eleanor. Figure Eight A Jongleur holding an animal's head and a ball. Figure Nine Eleanor as a mature woman. Figure Ten A knight figure. Figure Eleven A man whistling. All the sculpted heads come from Saint Radegunde's in Poitiers.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00079731
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