Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6623
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lorentz , Philippe.
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  • Title: Children's Portraits: Between Politics and Family Memories [The author briefly surveys portraits done in the late medieval period, looking most closely at paintings of Margaret of Austria. In some cases the portraits were made to be sent to potential husbands in marriage negotiations. Title note supplied by Femin
  • Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.  Edited by Dagmar Eichberger.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 114 - 123.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay;Exhibition Catalog
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Children in Art Duchesses Girls in Art Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy Politics Portraits
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
  • Primary Evidence:
  • Illustrations: Ten illustrations. Figure One (Figure Sixteen in the book) Jan Gossaert, The three children of King Christian II of Denmark and Isabel of Austria, oil on wood, circa 1526 (Hampton Court, The Royal Collection) (in color).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universit√© Marc Bloch, Strasbourg
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9058263428