Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3515
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bennett , Adelaide.
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  • Title: A Thirteenth-Century French Book of Hours for Marie [Marie, a laywoman, is named in one of the prayers; the manuscript is significant for its numerous and varied representations of women. Sixteen out of twenty-one historiated initials portray laywomen in religious devotion or in family scenes].
  • Source: Journal of the Walters Art Gallery 54, ( 1996): Pages 21 - 37.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Books of Hours Iconography Illumination of Manuscripts Lay Piety Manuscripts, Ownership of Marginalia Prayerbooks Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, MS L.1990.38. Parchment. Artistic evidence indicates a date in the early 1270s in northern France. See the article's appendix, pages 30-33, for an extensive description of the manuscript including the s
  • Illustrations: Twenty-two illustrations. All reproduce pages from the Hours of Marie. Most include historiated initials and marginalia.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Index of Christian Art
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00837156
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