Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8491
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Even , Yael.
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  • Title: Andrea del Castagno's "Eve": Female Heroes as Anomalies in Italian Renaissance Art
  • Source URL: Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 14, 2 (Fall 1993/Winter 1994): 37-42. Link Info target = '_blank'>Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 14, 2 (Fall 1993/Winter 1994): 37-42. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Andrea del Castagno, Painter- Villa Carducci Fresco- Eve Art History- Painting Distaffs Eve (Biblical Figure) in Art Heroes in Art Iconography Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Painting; Florence, Villa Carducci. Fresco cycle. Portraits of Eve and Adam are believed to have flanked a portrait of the Virgin and Child. Also surviving are portraits of six famous men and three women (the Cumaean Sibyl, Queen Esther, and Queen Tomyris, mythic r
  • Illustrations: Nine figures. Four illustrating the Carducci Fresco. Figure Five is Andrea del Castagno's painting of David on a leather shield. Figures Six and Seven are Italian bas reliefs representing Eve with her distaff. Figures Eight and Nine are Greek vase paintings of Athena with her weapons.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1993-1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02707993
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