❴PDF / Epub❵ ★ Medieval Art in Motion Author Mariah Proctor-Tiffany – Tbjewellers.co.uk In this visually rich volume Mariah Proctor Tiffany reconstructs the art collection and material culture of the fourteenth century French ueen Clmence de Hongrie illuminating the way the royal widow g In this visually rich volume Mariah Proctor Tiffany reconstructs the art collection and material culture of the fourteenth century French ueen Clmence de Hongrie illuminating the way the royal widow gave objects as part of a deliberate strategy Medieval Art Epub / to create a lasting legacy for herself and her family in medieval ParisAfter the sudden death of her husband King Louis X and the loss of her promised income young Clmence fought for her high social status by harnessing the visual power of possessions displaying them and offering her luxurious objects as gifts Clmence adeptly performed the role of ueen 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 ueen's collection maps the geographic trajectories of her gifts of art and interprets Clmence's generosity using anthropological theories of exchange and gift givingEngaging 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.
- 232 pages
- Medieval Art in Motion
- Mariah Proctor-Tiffany
- 12 December 2016 Mariah Proctor-Tiffany