Mary Magdalene, Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Baroque

 
 
Brill (Verlag)
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  • erschienen am 1. Oktober 2012
 
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  • 454 Seiten
978-90-04-23195-5 (ISBN)
 
Mary Magdalene, Iconographic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Baroque examines the iconographic inventions in Magdalene imagery and the contextual factors that shaped her representation in visual art from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries. Unique to other saints in the medieval lexicon, images of Mary Magdalene were altered over time to satisfy the changing needs of her patrons as well as her audience. By shedding light on the relationship between the Magdalene and her patrons, both corporate and private, as well as the religious institutions and regions where her imagery is found, this anthology reveals the flexibility of the Magdalene's character in art and, in essence, the reinvention of her iconography from one generation to the next.
Approx 500 pp.
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • All interested in Mary Magdalene, her imagery in medieval and Renaissance art, history, womens studies, Biblibal studies, Church history, and issues related to penance and medieval hagiography.
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  • 108 farbige Abbildungen
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  • Approx. 500 pp.
  • Höhe: 241 mm
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  • Breite: 161 mm
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  • Dicke: 32 mm
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Michelle A. Erhardt, Ph.D (2004), Christopher Newport University, is Associate Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Art History and Chair of the Department of Fine Art and Art History. She has published on Franciscan art in fourteenth-century Italy, Magdalene imagery and the role of female saints in medieval and Renaissance art, particularly within a Franciscan context.

Amy M. Morris, Ph.D. (2006), University of Nebraska at Omaha, is Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History. She has published on Lucas Moser's Saint Magdalene Altarpiece and on other topics current in the field of Northern Renaissance art, including indulgence altarpieces, pilgrimage, Magdalene iconography, and artistic self-awareness.

Contributors include: Joanne Anderson, Barbara Baert, Andrea Begel, Elizabeth Carroll Consavari, Bobbi Dykema, Jane Eade, Michelle Erhardt, Rachel Geschwind, Barbara Johnston, Patrick Hunt, Annette LeZotte, Amy Morris, Margaret Morse, Michelle Moseley-Christian, Vibeke Olson, and Lisa Rafanelli, with a preface by Susan Haskins.
Acknowledgements..............................
List of Contributors..............................
List of Illustrations...............................
Foreword...................................
Susan Haskins
Introduction..................................
Michelle Erhardt and Amy Morris

PART I
ICONOGRAPHIC INVENTION IN THE LIFE OF MARY MAGDALENE

1. The Magdalene as Mirror: Trecento Franciscan Imagery in the Guidalotti-Rinuccini Chapel, Florence.
Michelle A. Erhardt

2. Mary Magdalene and Her Dear Sister: Innovation in the Late Medieval Mural Cycle of Santa Maddalena in Rencio (Bolzano).
Joanne W. Anderson

3. The German Iconography of the Saint Magdalene Altarpiece: Documenting Its
Context.
Amy M. Morris

PART II
MARY MAGDALENE AS THE REFORMED SINNER

4. The Printed Penitent: Magdalene Imagery and Prostitution Reform in Early Modern Italian Chapbooks and Broadsheets.
Rachel Geschwind

5. Tintoretto's New Vision of Mary Magdalene and Mary of Egypt at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice.
Elizabeth Carroll Consavari

6. Irony and Realism in Caravaggio's Penitent Magdalene.
Patrick Hunt

PART III
NOLI ME TANGERE: MARY MAGDALENE, THE WITNESS

7. The Gaze in the Garden: Mary Magdalene in the Noli me tangere
Barbara Baert

8. Michelangelo's Noli me tangere for Vittoria Colonna, and the Changing Status of Women in Renaissance Italy.
Lisa M. Rafanelli

9. Woman, Why Weepest Thou? Rembrandt's 1638 Noli me tangere as a Dutch Calvinist Visual Typology.
Bobbi Dykema
PART IV
PATRONAGE AND PRIVILEGE:

THE MAGDALENE AS GUARDIAN AND ADVOCATE

10. The Magdalene and 'Madame': Piety Politics and Personal Agenda in Louise of Savoy's Vie de la Magdalene.
Barbara J. Johnston

11. Mary Magdalene Between Public Cult and Personal Devotion in Correggio's Noli me tangere.
Margaret Morse

12. Reflections on a Glass Madeleine Pénitente
Jane Eade

PART V
FUSION AND FLEXIBILITY: THE MAGDALENE'S ROLE TRANSFORMED

13. Exorcism in the Iconography of Mary Magdalene.
Andrea Begel

14. "Woman, Why Weepest Thou?" Mary Magdalene, the Virgin Mary and the Transformative Power of Holy Tears in Late Medieval Devotional Painting
Vibeke Olson

15. Mary Magdalene and the Iconography of Domesticity.
Annette LeZotte

16. Marketing Mary Magdalene in Early Modern Northern European Prints and Paintings.
Michelle Moseley-Christian

Bibliography
Index
"Unlike many other anthologies, the themes here are well conceived and, amazingly enough, the individual essays actually consistently address the relevant themes. Moreover, the numerous cross-references between the contributions give the volume a highly cohesive character."
Lynn Jacobs, University of Arkansas, Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter and Review of Books

"This anthology succeeds in revealing the flexibility of the Magdalene's character in visual art; she is a lens through which evolving theories about women's behaviour and education can be viewed, as well as a mirror for observing church teachings, monastic ideals, personal devotion, and politics in various cultural contexts."
Marjorie Harrington, Unievrsity of Notre Dame, Sixteenth Century Journal XLV/1

"The sixteen essays in this volume examine the iconographic interventions of Mary Magdalene imagery and the contextual factors that shaped her representation in visual art from the 14th to the 17th century. They give special attention to how the images were altered over time to satisfy the changing needs or her patrons as well as her audience."
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