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  • Record Number: 2302
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Barasch , Frances K.
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  • Title: Norwich Cathedral: The Bauchun Chapel Legend of the Accused Queen [Thirty-two sculpted bosses in Bauchun Chapel retell the Virgin's miracle of the queen falsely accused. The author argues that the sculptors drew on a number of different sources including the "Gesta Romanorum," an early Latin miracle of the Virgin, and Gautier de Coinci's retelling of the miracle in verse. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Early Drama, Art, and Music Review 15, 2 (Spring 1993): Pages 63 - 75.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Sculpture Empresses in Art Iconography Miracles Norwich, Norfolk, England - Cathedral - Bauchun Chapel - Sculpted Ceiling Bosses - Empress Falsely Accused (Artistic Motif) Sources Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Three figures. Figure One The Bauchun Chapel vault, north and south bays. Figure Two Sculpted boss of the Empress and Emperor reunited and returning to their palace. Figure Three The dying Empress is comforted by the Virgin and angels.
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  • Author's Affiliation: City University of New York
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  • Year of Publication: 1993.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10489401
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