Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 20150
Author(s): Anderson, Jaynie
Title : Gardens of Love in Venetian Painting of the Quattrocento [The author reconstructs and interprets a set of Venetian paintings concerned with a garden of love. The imagery is related to both literary and biblical texts. Among them are pictures and texts about Helen of Troy. The paintings provide fragmentary evidence of lay tastes for images related to love and lovers. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Rituals, Images, and Words: Varieties of Cultural Expression in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.   Edited by F. W. Kent and Charles Zika Late Medieval Early Modern Studies .   Brepols, 2005.  Pages 201 - 234.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 14123
Author(s): Bleyerveld, Yvonne.
Title : Powerful Women, Foolish Men: The Popularity of the "Power of Women" Topos in Art [The author briefly describes the subject matter, themes, and audiences for the Power of Women topos. Biblical stories and classical myths provided the narratives in which dominant women humiliated the men who were in love with them. Bleyerveld argues tha
Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.   Edited by Dagmar Eichberger .   Brepols, 2005.  Pages 166 - 175.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 10746
Author(s): Smith, Susan L.
Title : The Gothic Mirror and the Female Gaze [The author explores the representations of couple on carved ivory mirror cases. Smith argues that in the majority of cases, the depicted female gaze is responsive to that of men with the male lover taking an active role. 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.  Pages 73 - 93.
Year of Publication: 2003.

4. Record Number: 4025
Author(s): Gourlay, Kristina E.
Title : A Positive Representation of the Power of Young Women: The Malterer Embroidery Re-examined [The author argues that the embroidery is to be interpreted as "positive and good-natured acknowledgment of the power of love and female sexuality and the responsibility of men in succumbing to this power..."].
Source: Young Medieval Women.   Edited by Katherine J. Lewis, Noel James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips .   St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 69 - 102.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 4447
Author(s): Rushing, James A.
Title : Adventure in the Service of Love: Yvain on a Fourteenth-Century Ivory Panel [the author argues that the Yvain panel was intended to remind viewers of the services that he performed for love and thus suggest the power of love; ivory boxes, of which this panel is a part, were given to noble women as love tokens and marriage gifts by their suitors].
Source: Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte , 61., ( 1998):  Pages 55 - 65.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 2572
Author(s): Gourlay, Kristina E.
Title : La Dame à la Licorne: A Reinterpretation [argues that the tapestry series does not represent an allegory of the five senses but rather a romance between the maiden and the unicorn in order to celebrate or commemorate a marriage in the Le Viste family].
Source: Gazette des Beaux-Arts , 130., 1544 (septembre 1997):  Pages 47 - 72.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 1374
Author(s): Barolsky, Paul and Anne Barriault
Title : Botticelli's "Primavera" and the Origins of the Elegiac in Italian Renaissance Painting [traces the theme of bittersweet loss in the paintings of Botticelli, Signorelli, Piero di Cosimo, Sebastiano del Piombo, and Titian].
Source: Gazette des Beaux-Arts , 128., 1532 (septembre 1996):  Pages 63 - 70.
Year of Publication: 1996.

8. Record Number: 5558
Author(s): Klapisch-Zuber, Christiane.
Title : Les Noces feintes: sur quelques lectures de deux thèmes iconographiques dans les "cassoni" florentins [The author analyzes the scenes painted on a wedding cassone, formerly from the Rose Art Museum; scholars had believed that the scenes illustrated the story of lovers who reconciled their warring families from the "Istorietta Amorosa," but the author argu
Source: I Tatti Studies: Essays in the Renaissance , 6., ( 1995):  Pages 11 - 30.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 11198
Author(s): Smith, Susan L.
Title : The Power of Women Topos on a Fourteenth-Century Embroidery
Source: Viator , 12., ( 1990):  Pages 203 - 234.
Year of Publication: 1990.