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  • Record Number: 4371
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  • Title: Margaret of York: The Subtle Influence of a Duchess [The author briefly sketches the life of Margaret of York with an emphasis on her political involvement as well as her support of devotional activities including manuscript production, pilgrimage, and religious reform. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.  Edited by Dagmar Eichberger.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 42 - 55.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Exhibition Catalog
  • Subject (See Also): Duchesses Lay Piety Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy and Wife of Charles the Bold Mary of Burgundy, Duchess of Kleve Politics
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Seven Illustrations. Figure One (Figure Eight in book) Portrait of Margaret of York as a young woman, drawing, circa 1560 (Arras, Recueil d'Arras, Médiathèque municipale, dé partement des manuscrits, ms 266, fol. 64) (in color). Figure Two (Figure Nine in book) Charles the Bold, Workshop copy after Rogier van der Weyden, oil on wood, circa 1454 (Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie) (in color). Figure Three (Figure Ten in book) Portrait of Mary of Burgundy, silverpoint drawing, circa 1480, in: Alphabète Gothique (Paris, Louvre, Départments des Arts Graphiques, 158 D.R., fol. 25) (in color). Figure Four (Figure Eleven in book) Margaret of York in prayer before the Church of Saint Gudule, manuscript Illumination, 1468-1477, in: Nicholas Finet, Benois seront les misericordieux (Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, ms. 9296, fol. 17) (in color). Figure Five (p. 139 in book) Diptych with Philip the Fair and Margaret of Austria, workshop of Pieter Van Coninxloo, oil on oak panel (London, The National Gallery, inv. no. 2613) (in color). Figure Six Margaret of York performs the seven works of mercy, Manuscript Illumination, (Nicholas Finet, Benois seront les misericordieux, 1468-1477, Brussels, Bilbiothèque royale de Belgique, ms. 9296, fol. 1) (in color). Figure Seven (Catalog Three in book) The Crown of Margaret of York, England circa 1461, Silver, gilt, pearls and precious stones (Aachen, Cathedral, Treasury, no inventory number) (in color).
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9058263428
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