Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6093
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Welzel , Barbara.
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  • Title: Widowhood: Margaret of York and Margaret of Austria [The author briefly discusses the two women's roles as protectors of their country. They are sometimes figured as the Biblical Judith, but in portraits Margaret of York is represented as a married woman. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.  Edited by Dagmar Eichberger.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 102 - 113.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay;Exhibition Catalog
  • Subject (See Also): Duchesses Judith (Biblical Figure) Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy and Wife of Charles the Bold Politics Widows
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: Sixteen illustrations. Figure One (Figure Six in book) Workshop of Bernard van Orley, Portrait of Margaret of Austria as a widow, oil on wood, after 1518 (Brussels, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universität Dortmund
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9058263428
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