Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 29257
Author(s): Neff, Amy,
Title : The Humble Man's Wedding: Two Late Thirteenth-Century Franciscan Images of the "Miracle at Cana" : [The author analyzes two Franciscan-inspired paintings of the Miracle at Cana, a fresco in the Upper Church of San Francesco in Assisi and a full-page illustration in the “Supplicationes variae,” a devotional manual. Neff traces iconography and theolog
Source: Gothic Art and Thought in the Later Medieval Period: Essays in Honor of Willibald Sauerländer.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Penn State University Press, 2011.  Pages 292 - 323.
Year of Publication: 2011.

2. Record Number: 27574
Author(s): Drpic, Ivan,
Title : Notes on Byzantine Panagiaria
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference , 35., ( 2009):  Pages 28 - 28.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 11759
Author(s): Hayum, Andrée
Title : A Renaissance Audience Considered: The Nuns at S. Apollonia and Castagno's "Last Supper" [The author explores the possible meanings of the Castagno fresco for the nuns who commissioned the work for their refectory in the monastery of Santa Apollonia in Florence. Hayum notes Castagno's dramatic effects in the scale of figures and the spatial illusion. This kind of immediacy fits with the numerous decoration in the monastery representing nuns recieving blessings from Saint Apollonia and praying before Christ on the crucifix. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Art Bulletin , 88., 2 ( 2006):  Pages 243 - 266.
Year of Publication: 2006.

4. Record Number: 20730
Author(s): Mecham, June L
Title : Breaking Old Habits: Recent Research on Women, Spirituality, and the Arts in the Middle Ages
Source: History Compass , 4., 3 ( 2006):  Pages 448 - 480.
Year of Publication: 2006.

5. Record Number: 11755
Author(s): Stanbury, Sarah.
Title : Margery Kempe and the Arts of Self-Patronage [The author argues that Margery Kempe frequently presents herself in her book as a patron and donor to the church. Stanbury compares this to surviving devotional art with donor portraits to suggest the imagery and social recognition Kempe may have had in mind. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.   Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury .   State University of New York Press, 2005. History Compass , 4., 3 ( 2006):  Pages 75 - 103.
Year of Publication: 2005.

6. Record Number: 10782
Author(s): Field, Richard S.
Title : A Fifteenth-Century Woodcut of the "Death of the Virgin" in a Manuscript of "Der Stachel der Liebe" [The author examines the development and meaning of an iconographic theme, the figure of the kneeling Virgin in woodcut scenes of the Dormition. This devotional image presented Mary as humankind's stongest intercessor with both her son and God. It also served as a model for the good death with Mary kneeling in pious prayer as her earthly life ends. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Iconography , 24., ( 2003):  Pages 71 - 137.
Year of Publication: 2003.

7. Record Number: 12879
Author(s): Marchand, Eckart.
Title : Monastic "Imitatio Christi": Andrea del Castagno's "Cenacolo di S. Apollonia"
Source: Artibus et Historiae , 47., ( 2003):  Pages 31 - 50.
Year of Publication: 2003.

8. Record Number: 10748
Author(s): Carroll, Jane L.
Title : Woven Devotions: Reform and Piety in Tapestries by Dominican Nuns [The author examines two tapestries that were produced by Dominican nuns in Germany. Both have small depictions of nuns working at looms in the margins. Carroll suggests that these images are part self-portraits, part devotional images, while also serving as exemplars of the Dominican reform for a "vita activa" that avoided luxury and sloth. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Saints, Sinners, and Sisters: Gender and Northern Art in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.   Edited by Jane L. Carroll and Alison G. Stewart .   Ashgate, 2003. History Compass , 4., 3 ( 2006):  Pages 182 - 201.
Year of Publication: 2003.

9. Record Number: 9056
Author(s): Williamson, Beth.
Title : Liturgical Image or Devotional Image? The London "Madonna of the Firescreen" [The author examines this midfifteenth century panel of Virgin and Child and argues that it was intended for devotional use. The viewer would be drawn to contemplate the mystery of the Incarnation through subtle reminders like the breast milk of the Virgin and the Christ child's genitals. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Objects, Imafges, and the Word: Art in the Service of the Liturgy.   Edited by Colum Hourihane .   Index of Christian Art, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, 2003. History Compass , 4., 3 ( 2006):  Pages 298 - 318.
Year of Publication: 2003.

10. Record Number: 10781
Author(s): Schmidt, Peter.
Title : The Use of Prints in German Convents of the Fifteenth Century: The Example of Nuremberg [The author focuses on the uses made by nuns in the Dominican house, the Katharinenkloster. Schmidt argues that the woodcuts were a medium of communication among nuns as well as between confessors and their female penitents. Title note supplied by Feminae
Source: Studies in Iconography , 24., ( 2003):  Pages 43 - 69.
Year of Publication: 2003.

11. Record Number: 9361
Author(s): Corrie, Rebecca W.
Title : Constantinople, Siena, and the Polesden Lacy Triptych: An Angevin Commission for a Crusader Empress
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 28., ( 2002):  Pages 39 - 40.
Year of Publication: 2002.