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The Depiction of Women in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination

The Depiction of Women in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination (Hardback)

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This, the third in a series of works on medieval manuscript illumination, focuses on the lives of women in medieval civilization. As well as documentation concerning the history of the manuscrpit itself, the illuminations show female costume and activities. Among the women depicted are those from the upper classes, but also women of antiquity, goddesses, Lady Fortune and the Virgin Mary. Many of the illuminations date from the 15th century - the height of manuscript illumination.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsDecorative artsGLBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2000 ISBN-13: 9780773477896  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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