Reassessing the Roles of Women as 'Makers' of Medieval Art and Architecture (2 vol. set)

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These volumes propose a renewed way of framing the debate around the history of medieval art and architecture to highlight the multiple roles played by women. Today's standard division of artist from patron is not seen in medieval inscriptions-on paintings, metalwork, embroideries, or buildings-where the most common verb is 'made' (fecit). At times this denotes the individual whose hands produced the work, but it can equally refer to the person whose donation made the undertaking possible. Here twenty-four scholars examine ...

Reassessing the Roles of Women as 'Makers' of Medieval Art and Architecture (2 vol. set) 2012, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004185555

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