Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9268
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Holladay , Joan A.
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  • Title: The Education of Jeanne d'Evreux: Personal Piety and Dynastic Salvation in her Book of Hours at the Cloisters [analysis of the illustrations in the section of the Hours of Saint Louis; the saint-king ancestor is portrayed as a model for the young queen in his charitable acts and the honor he brought the royal family].
  • Source: Art History 17, 4 (December 1994): Pages 585 - 611.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Books of Hours Charity Education Hagiography Illumination of Manuscripts Jean Pucelle, Illuminator Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen-Consort of Charles IV, King of France Louis IX, King of France, Saint Manuscripts, Ownership of Queens
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, MS 54.1.2. Made between 1324 and 1328 as a gift from Charles IV to his young wife.
  • Illustrations: Eleven illustrations. Nine are from the Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, with eight illustrating scenes from the life of Saint Louis. Two illustrations of stained glass. The first depicts the life of Saint Elizabeth from Marburg, mid-thirteenth century. The second shows the Acts of Charity from Strasbourg Cathedral, 1320-1325.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Texas, Austin
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01416790
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