Pearson, Andrea.

Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe : Gender, Agency, Identity - Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016. - 1 online resource (245 p.) - eBooks on Demand Women and Gender in the Early Modern World . - Women and Gender in the Early Modern World .

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Portraiture's Selves -- 1 Gender and the Configuration of Early Netherlandish Devotional Skill -- 2 Productions of Meaning in Portraits of Margaret of York -- 3 The Posthumous Image of Mary of Burgundy -- 4 Effaced: Failing Widows -- 5 Daddy's Little Girl: Patrilineal Anxiety in Two Portraits of a Renaissance Daughter -- 6 Engaging Negation in Hans Holbein the Younger's Portrait of Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan 7 All the Queen's Women: Female Double Portraits at the Caroline Court -- 8 Troubling Identities and the Agreeable Game of Art: From Madame de Pompadour's Theatrical 'Breeches' of Decorum to Drouais's Portrait of Madame Du Barry En Homme -- 9 Sculpting Her Image: Sarah Siddons and the Art of Self-Fashioning -- Bibliography -- Index

9781351872270 187.44 (3U),149.95 (1U)


Women--Europe--Portraits--History.


Electronic books.

N7638.E85.W664 2016

704.94240939999997