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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 321–365.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Shira Brisman The extant works of Hugo van der Goes frustrated attempts among early historians of Netherlandish painting to organize the artist's career according to a chronology. The survival of a biographical document attesting to his madness additionally troubled the expectation of artistic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 487–519.
Published: 01 September 2013
... . Boccaccio and Sacchetti provide more than just anecdotal bric-a-brac to Vasari and his fellow Renaissance art theorists. Both authors identify the painter’s labor as a central problem for aesthetic theories of painting. In contrast to Boccaccio, Sacchetti sees no contradiction between the daily realities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Véronique Plesch © by Duke University Press 2002 a Memory on the Wall: Graffiti on Religious Wall Paintings Véronique Plesch Colby College...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Aden Kumler In the late fourteenth-century Processional (London, British Library, MS Add. 57534) made for St. Giles’s Hospital, Norwich, nine brightly colored paintings describe a series of liturgical processions in exceptional detail. The manuscript’s images are, however, most remarkable for what...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... moment” painted by recent literary historians to be questioned and challenged. Duke University Press 2010 a Can You Serve? The Theology of Service from Langland to Luther Jim Knowles...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... that was involving at the same time artistic forms from painting to theater and extended to protoscientific explorations. Art, literature, and science moved from theoretical discussions often grounded on faith to revolutionary ways of focusing on visuality and the self. There was no turning back; the following...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the form of paintings, such as Pieter Saenredam’s St. Bavokerk with Fictive Bishop’s Tomb , or of poems recollecting vanished monuments, such as Shakespeare’s sonnets, Drayton’s Poly-Olbion , and Spenser’s Ruines of Time . A clutch of early seventeenth-century poetic memorials to lost tombs and shrines...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that commissioned Caliari's painting, employed religious breastfeeding imagery in a wide array of iconographies in order to express dissent with the Counter-Reformation church's emphasis on orthodoxy. In contrast to writers, artists were able to claim a certain degree of nonconformity and freedom from prosecution...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for washing liturgical vessels), and a painted wooden box containing a manuscript sheet, “Upon the Birth and death of his deere sonne.” Montagu’s commemorative program invests memorial artifacts with the qualities attributed to sacred objects and develops and defends a private idolatry in which secular...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 January 2024
... has since then challenged art historians’ interpretation of Goya's true intentions. Discussions have delved into whether the painting was meant to be a “caricature” of its subjects. This article revisits this problem by historicizing the debate on caricature in relation to the revival of physiognomy...
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 4. William Hogarth, The Bench: Of the different meaning of the Words “Character,” “Caracatura,” and “Outrè” in Painting and Drawing (etching, 1758). Source: Wellcome Collection, London. More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 10. Camper, On the Connexion between the Science of Anatomy and the Arts of Drawing, Painting, Statuary &c. &c. , plate 3. Source: Wellcome Collection, London. More
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Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 9. Pieter Camper, On the Connexion between the Science of Anatomy and The Arts of Drawing, Painting, Statuary, &c. &c . (London, 1794), plate 1. Source: Wellcome Collection, London. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., the Commu- nion of the Apostles, in which Joos van Gent painted the institution of the sac- rament of the altar at the Last Supper in an ecclesiastic setting above a predella. The latter depicts one of the anti-Jewish legends concerning the desecration of the Host by Jews, an ensuing eucharistic miracle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... on the high altar of San Domenico, the other paintings were destined for chapels on the tramezzo, or rood screen, of the church.3 Only the St. Dominic Altarpiece, commissioned by the Dominicans from Bartolomeo degli Erri in 1467, is securely docu- mented.4 The others were executed by members...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 437–451.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Mary Washington College Fredericksburg, Virginia In a fascinating study of English rustic landscape painting of the enclosure period (18th–19th centuries), art historian John Barrell uncovers what he identiŽes as “the dark side of landscape.”1 By this he means...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., these texts also place particular pressures on the one who paints the holy portrait: the artist. He remains nameless in each account, but escapes the archetypical notion of the anonymous medieval “craftsman.” It is he who is privileged with direct access to the saint in contrast to the other (often...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 331–373.
Published: 01 May 2009
...) painted for the Villa Medici in Rome, in which the numerous male-female couples include two infants pissing into a stream, the girl awkwardly plac- ing one leg in the water while lifting the other knee in order to enable an uninterrupted, straight flow of urine.13 The nearby boy instead stands...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 619–641.
Published: 01 September 2009
... as liaisons between the artists who painted the decorations in manuscripts and the consumers of illuminated manu- scripts. The cartolaio was actively a part of the production cycle at the begin- ning and again at the end, “first preparing the parchment and then binding the actual volumes and providing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 97–139.
Published: 01 January 2007
... of the Turks], a manuscript in the Marciana library in Venice that consists of sixty- two miniatures of Ottoman costumes (see figs. 1 – 2, and 12, 14, 18 below).1 Although painted by an Ottoman artist, the vestments are identified by Ital- ian captions, indicating the manuscript was produced for a foreign...