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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 January 2024
... drawings and, of course, with his portraits. fpereda@fas.harvard.edu Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 Francisco de Goya Renaissance portraiture physiognomy caricature personality La mayor hipocresía, y más dañosa, y sin fundamento, es la de la sabiduría...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2024
...John Jeffries Martin; Manuela Bragagnolo From the late Middle Ages through the eighteenth century, the science of physiognomy played a central role in the intellectual life of what we might call “the long Renaissance.” Indeed, it did much to shape both the portrayal and the understanding...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 161–181.
Published: 01 January 2009
... imagination. © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 a “A Language All Nations Understand”: Portraiture and the Politics of Anglo-Spanish Identity in Aphra Behn’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 659–670.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... At this particular juncture in the field, we have dozens and dozens of case studies. Each year witnesses new books and articles on the multi- faceted identity of the diplomat, no longer loyal servant of the Renaissance state, but courtier and careerist, reader and writer, religious partisan and connoisseur...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 367–393.
Published: 01 May 2015
...: It seems to me that Pygmalion’s frenzy is a good emblem or portraiture of this vanity: for words are but the images of matter; Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 45:2, May 2015 DOI 10.1215/10829636-2880935  © 2015 by Duke University Press and except...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 May 2017
...” of Girolamo Cardano. Translated and edited by John M. Forrester. Introduction by John Henry and John M. Forrester. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 436. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2016. xxxvii, 510 pp.; figs. throughout. $125.00. Chandler, John H., ed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 225–245.
Published: 01 January 2011
... by Khalid Sindawi. Codices Arabici Antiqui, vol. 12. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2010. 240 pp. Paper eur 54.00. [Texts in Arabic script with introduction in English.] Beccadelli, Antonio. The Hermaphrodite [Hermaphroditus]. Edited and translated by Holt Parker. The I Tatti Renaissance Library...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 611–632.
Published: 01 September 2008
... urbis Romae). Edited by Jean-Yves Boriaud and Francesco Furlan. Translated by Peter Hicks. Introduction by Mario Carpo and Francesco Furlan. Société Internationale Leon Battista Alberti. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 335. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... tradition of portraiture in the fifteenth century that is associated with the figure of Sinan Bey during the years in which Mehmed II was bringing Western artists to the city. After Mehmet, however, limited access to the sultan and prohibi- tions against figurative representation necessitated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 581–604.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in European and Ameri- can History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2000. xxiii, 319 pp.; 75 illus. $65.00, paper $19.95. Cranston, Jodi. The Poetics of Portraiture in the Italian Renaissance. Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xiii, 258 pp.; 69 illus. $85.00. Crowley, John E...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 537–561.
Published: 01 September 2003
... ]. Translated and edited by Joseph F. O’Callaghan. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 236. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002. xlii, 150 pp.; 3 tables, 3 maps. $24.00. Anon. Saga Heilagrar Önnu . Edited by Kirsten Wolf. Reykjavík: Stofnun Árna Magnússonar á Í...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of the Haw at Plymouth in Devon, “there is in the ground the portraiture of two men, the one bigger, the other lesser, with clubs in their hands (whom they term Gog-Magog) and . . . it is renewed by order of the Townsmen when cause requireth.”53 Overlooking Plymouth harbor, the basis of local wealth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 587–608.
Published: 01 September 2020
... circumstances. Or, to put it differently, it is difficult to separate high politics, concrete negotiations, and cultural rituals in an age of diplomacy before the rise of nation states. In the Renaissance, diplomacy was a personal matter, and political ambitions were often expressed through minor practices...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 41–59.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and later to gain the respect of Giorgio Vasari in his Lives.31 Other artists who contributed to the later Fabrica and Epitome were equally talented. The designer of their complex frontispieces, even if not Titian, as is often believed, displays a mastery of portraiture, architec- tural design...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 173–223.
Published: 01 January 2011
... began to be narrated. Western civilization doesn’t begin in Greece but in Renaissance narratives that state that it begins in Greece. The colonial matrix is a totality whose historical foundation was established in the sixteenth century (and De Bry made a great contribution to its imaginary...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of those issues.3 In this context, the contemporary anxieties of visualization are encoded most effectively in the process of portraiture, when the artist attempts to make the saint’s icon. Hagiographic texts are some of the richest sources detailing the circumstances and consequences...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to derive his or her authority via a clear line of descent from actual lived proximity to the individual who is the subject of the narrative. This is a key trope in the relatively novel form of the living or recently living exemplar from Foxe onwards.40 Geoffrey Scott s research on portraiture also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 469–491.
Published: 01 September 2002
... David, for example, jewels had to be ground to produce the colors. Ann Rosalind Jones and Peter Stallybrass point out in Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory that because of this practice a “miniature was simultaneously a painting and a jewel.”35 Inglis’s assembly of written and visual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to the right or left. Heinrich’s position in Dell’s Resurrection inhabits both possibilities of donor portraiture. Reading the chimera, one sees him idiomatically in the position of a devotional donor, half-­length and to the side. Like Sixtus IV in Raphael’s Madonna, Heinrich remains within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 321–365.
Published: 01 May 2021
... was one of the achievements of the Renaissance, an indicator of the emancipation of the craftsman from guilds and laws, as if it is only in the extreme circumstance of psychological isolation that an individual identity may emerge. 40 Hugo van der Goes, the first artist of this kind, led a career...
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