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  • Record Number: 9438
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Elliott , Janis.
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  • Title: The "Last Judgement": The Cult of Sacral Kingship and Dynastic Hopes for the Afterlife [The author argues that Queen Mary of Hungary used her royal patronage to create an iconography that was personally meaningful to her as well as an embodiment of the dynastic concerns of the Angevin house. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina: Art, Iconography, and Patronage in Fourteenth-Century Naples.  Edited by Janis Elliott and Cordelia Warr.  Ashgate, 2004.  Pages 175 - 193.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Angevins, Dynasty in Naples and Hungary Art History- Painting Iconography Kingship Last Judgement in Art Mary of Hungary, Wife of Charles II of Anjou, King of Naples Naples, Napoli, Italy- Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina Patronage, Artistic Patronage,
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Fifteen Figures. Figure One (Seventy-six in book) "Madonna of the Apocalypse," detail of the gable of the west wall, hidden by the coffered ceiling. Figure Two (Seventy-seven in book) "Saint Michael Defeating the Dragon," detail of the gable of the west wall. Figure Three (Seventy-eight in book) "Angel and Instruments of the Passion," detail of the gable of the west wall. Figure Four (Seventy-nine in book) "Deesis with the Three Patriarchs," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle. Figure Five (Eighty in book) "Scroll of Heaven; Venerating Figures; General Resurrection; and Border with Local Saints," detail of the "Last Judgement" cycle. Figure Six (Eighty-one in book) "Hell," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle. Figure Seven (Eighty-two in book) "Saint Francis among the Monastic and Mendicant Saints in the Procession of the Elect," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle. Figure Eight (Eighty-three in book) "Three Patriarchs above the Altar," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle. The following figures are referred to in the text but are located in other sections of the book. Figure 4 Detail of the decorative band between the "Madonna of the Apocalypse" and the "Last Judgement" with Hungarian and Angevin Heraldry. Figure 63 "Pentecost, Hungarian Saints," detail from the "Passion" cycle. Plate 3 Photograph of the view of the apse from the choir (in color). Plate 8 "Apocalypse" over the entrance to the Loffredo Chapel (in color). Plate 23 The "Last Judgement" west wall of the choir (in color). Plate 24 "The Holy Innocents under the Altar," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle (in color). Plate 25 "The Procession of the Elect to Paradise," detail from the "Last Judgement" cycle (in color).
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Victoria, Canada [Visiting Assistant Professor]
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0754634779
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