Joan Valero

Reassessing the Roles of Women as ‘Makers’ of Medieval Art and Architecture

Estudios recogidos en dos volúmenes, en donde se propone una nueva forma de abordar el debate alrededor de la historia del arte medieval para destacar los múltiples papeles desempeñados por las mujeres






THERESE MARTIN (ed.). Reassessing the Roles of Women as ‘Makers’ of Medieval Art and Architecture, Brill, 2012, 1280 p.
ISBN: 978-9004185555

THERESE MARTIN: Exceptions and Assumptions: Women in Medieval Art History.
     Display and Concealment
MELISSA R. KATZ: The Non-Gendered Appeal of Vierge Ouvrante Sculpture: Audience, Patronage, and Purpose in Medieval Iberia.
JENIFER NÍ GHRÁDAIGH: Mere Embroiderers? Women and Art in Early Medieval Ireland.
ELLEN M. SHORTELL: Erasures and Recoveries of Women’s Contributions to Gothic Architecture: The Case of Saint-Quentin, Local Nobility, and Eleanor of Vermandois.
NICOLA COLDSTREAM: The Roles of Women in Late Medieval Civic Pageantry in England.
    Ownership and Community
ALEXANDRA GAJEWSKI: The Patronage Question under Review: Queen Blanche of Castile (1188–1252) and the Architecture of the Cistercian Abbeys at Royaumont, Maubuisson, and Le Lys.
JANE TIBBETTS SCHULENBURG: Female Piety and the Building and Decorating of Churches, ca. 500–1150.
RACHEL MOSS: ‘Planters of great civilitie’: Female Patrons of the Arts in Late Medieval Ireland.
EILEEN MCKIERNAN GONZÁLEZ: Reception, Gender, and Memory: Elisenda de Montcada and Her Dual-Effigy Tomb at Santa Maria de Pedralbes.
    Collaboration and Autorship
STEFANIE SEEBERG: Women as Makers of Church Decoration: Illustrated Textiles at the Monasteries of Altenberg/Lahn, Rupertsberg, and Heiningen (13th–14th c.).
PIERRE ALAIN MARIAUX: Women in the Making: Early Medieval Signatures and Artists’ Portraits (9th–12th c.).
JAROSLAV FOLDA:  Melisende of Jerusalem: Queen and Patron of Art and Architecture in the Crusader Kingdom.
MARÍA ELENA DÍEZ JORGE:  Women and the Architecture of al-Andalus (711–1492): A Historiographical Analysis.
    Family and Audience
KATRIN KOGMAN-APPEL: Portrayals of Women with Books: Female (Il)literacy in Medieval Jewish Culture.
LOVEDAY LEWES GEE: Patterns of Patronage: Female Initiatives and Artistic Enterprises in England in the 13th and 14th Centuries.
GLAIRE D. ANDERSON: Concubines, Eunuchs, and Patronage in Early Islamic Cordoba.
MIRIAM SHADIS: The First Queens of Portugal and the Building of the Realm.
    Piety and Authority
JANE CARROLL: Subversive Obedience: Images of Spiritual Reform by and for Fifteenth-Century Nuns.
ANNIE RENOUX: Elite Women, Palaces, and Castles in Northern France (ca. 850–1100).
LORETTA VANDI: Redressing Images: Conflict in Context at Abbess Humbrina’s Scriptorium in Pontetetto (Lucca).
MICKEY ABEL: Emma of Blois as Arbiter of Peace and the Politics of Patronage.
    Memory and Motherhood
NANCY L. WICKER: Nimble-fingered Maidens in Scandinavia: Women as Artists and Patrons.
ANA MARIA S.A. RODRIGUES: The Treasures and Foundations of Isabel, Beatriz, Elisenda, and Leonor: The Art Patronage of Four Iberian Queens in the Fourteenth Century.
FELIPE PEREDA: Liturgy as Women’s Language: Two Noble Patrons Prepare for the End in Fifteenth-Century Spain.

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