Fb2 Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent ePub
by Jeffrey Hamburger
|Category:||History and Criticism|
|Publisher:||University of California Press; First edition (May 30, 1997)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1501 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1848 kb|
|Digital formats:||mbr lrf txt doc|
Jeffrey F. Hamburger's groundbreaking study of the art of female monasticism explores the place of images and .
Jeffrey F. Hamburger's groundbreaking study of the art of female monasticism explores the place of images and image-making in the spirituality of medieval nuns during the later Middle Ages. Working from a previously unknown group of ry devotional drawings made by a Benedictine nun for her cloistered companions, Hamburger discusses the distinctive visual culture of female communities. His presentation of the "visual culture of the convent" makes a fundamental contribution to the history of medieval art and, more generally, of late medieval monasticism and spirituality.
Nuns as Artists: The Visu. has been added to your Cart. This groundbreaking book explores, in unprecedented detail, the distinctive visual culture of female communities, a genre never before given serious attention by art historians. The group of works discussed, a previously undiscovered group of devotional drawings by a Benedictine nun in the later Middle Ages, also includes illuminated manuscripts, prints, textiles, and metalwork. This book carefully reconstructs the artistic traditions that were fundamental to the lives of cloistered women. Hamburger (born 1957) is an American art historian specializing in medieval religious art and illuminated . Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Hamburger (born 1957) is an American art historian specializing in medieval religious art and illuminated manuscripts. In 2000 he joined the faculty of Harvard University, where in 2008 he was appointed the Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture. Hamburger received his . . and P. from Yale and has previously held professorships at Oberlin College and the University of Toronto. The Rothschild Canticles: Art and Mysticism in Flanders and the Rhineland circa 1300 New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
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Charles L. Stinger University at Buffalo, State University ofNew York Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture ofa Medieval Convent. Berkeley: University of California Press. Nuns as Artists offers an adventurous analysis of eleven drawings by a Benedictine nun of S. alburg in Eichstätt ca. 1500 for devotional use by her sisters. Hamburger (born 1957) is an American art historian specialising in Medieval religious art and illuminated manuscripts. He is currently the Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and Culture at Harvard University. John the Divine: The Deified Evangelist in Medieval Art and Theology. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.
Similar books and articles. Nuns' Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy. The Visual and the Visionary: Art and Female Spirituality in Late Medieval GermanyJeffrey F. Hamburger. Joanna E. Ziegler - 2002 - Speculum 77 (1):184-186. John Martin Robinson. Jeffrey Hamburger - 1994 - Speculum 69 (1):246-247. Creating Cistercian Nuns:The Women's Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-Century Champagne. Caroline Walker Bynum.
Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent. Jeffrey F.
By Jeffrey F. Hamburger's book itself is aesthetically delightful, with twelve vivid color plates and 118 black-and-white illustrations. California Studies in the History of Art, vol. 37. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1997. Art historical studies often aim "high," portraying fine art on a grand scale by insisting on historical antecedents and analogues. This study of a set of single-leaf drawings from late medieval Franconia aims "low" and in doing so attains monumental scope. The author guides his readers effortlessly through fine, detailed descriptions and a painstaking delineation of his argument.