Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5710
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lawless , Catherine.
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  • Title: A Widow of God? St. Anne and Representations of Widowhood in Fifteenth-century Florence
  • Source: Women in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe.  Edited by Christine Meek.  Four Courts Press, 2000.  Pages 15 - 42.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anne, Mother of the Virgin, Saint Art History- Painting Florence Holy Kindred in Art Patriarchy Trinubium Annae (Three Marriages of Saint Anne, Mother of the Virgin Mary) Widows Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Illustrations: Eight illustrations. Figure One Masaccio and Masolino, "Saint Anne, the Virgin, and Child," circa 1428 (Florence, Uffizi). Figure Two Early Rhenish Master, "The Holy Kindred," circa 1430 (Hessisches Landesmuseum). Figure Three Jacopo di Cione, "Saint Anne Delivering Florence From the Duke of Athens," circa 1365 (Florence, Palazzo Vecchio). Figure Four Simone di Lapo di Nuccio, Niccolò di Pietro Gerini, and Jacopo di Cione, "Coronation of the Virgin with Saints," circa 1372 (Florence, Accademia). Figure Five Mariotto di Nardo, "Saint Anne," circa 1398 (Florence, Orsanmichele). Figure Six Fra Bartolomeo, "Saint Anne, the Virgin, and Child with Saints," circa 1504-1507 (Florence, Museo di San Marco). Figure Seven Domenico Ghirlandaio, "The Birth of the Virgin," circa 1490 (Florence, Santa Maria Novella). Figure Eight Domenico Ghirlandiao, "The Annunciation to Zacharias," circa 1490 (Florence, Santa Maria Novella).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Trinity College, Dublin
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1851824235
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