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Vision, devotion, and self-representation in late medieval art / Alexa Sand.

Author/creator Sand, Alexa Kristen author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Descriptionxii, 408 pages, 7 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: self-reflection, devotion, and vision in the image of the book owner at prayer -- Saving face: the Veronica and the Visio Dei -- From Memoria to Visio: revising the donor -- Framing vision: the image of the book owner and the reflexive mode of seeing -- Domesticating devotion: body, space, and self -- Conclusion: Power and the portrait: negotiating gender.
Abstract "This book focuses on one of the most attractive yet poorly understood features of late-medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her own prayer-book"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2013027299
ISBN9781107032224 (hardback)
ISBN1107032229 (hardback)

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Joyner General Stacks ND3337 .S26 2014 ✔ Available Place Hold

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