Medieval Art in Motion

Medieval Art in Motion In this visually rich volume, Mariah Proctor Tiffany reconstructs the art collection and material culture of the fourteenth century French queen Cl mence de Hongrie, illuminating the way the royal widow gave objects as part of a deliberate strategy to create a lasting legacy for herself and her family in medieval Paris.After the sudden death of her husband, King Louis X, and the loss of her promised income, young Cl mence fought for her high social status by harnessing the visual power of possessions, displaying them, and offering her luxurious objects as gifts Cl mence adeptly performed the role of queen, making a powerful argument for her place at court and her income as she adorned her body, the altars of her chapels, and her dining tables with sculptures, paintings, extravagant textiles, manuscripts, and jewelry the exclusive accoutrements of royalty Proctor Tiffany analyzes the queen s collection, maps the geographic trajectories of her gifts of art, and interprets Cl mence s generosity using anthropological theories of exchange and gift giving.Engaging with the art inventory of a medieval French woman, this lavishly illustrated microhistory sheds light on the material and social culture of the late Middle Ages Scholars and students of medieval art, women s studies, digital mapping, and the anthropology of ritual and gift giving especially will welcome Proctor Tiffany s meticulous research. New Download Medieval Art in Motion Author Mariah Proctor-Tiffany For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 232 pages
  • Medieval Art in Motion
  • Mariah Proctor-Tiffany
  • 24 May 2017
  • 0271081120

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