"Liber ethicorum des Henricus de Alemannia" by Laurentius de Voltolina, 14th century

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The Virgin’s Veil in Tuscan Painting 1250-1400: tradition and innovation

  • Mon 7 February 2022
    5-6pm --- NB: Booking closes 48 hours before the event.
  • Lecturer: Dr Lisa Monnas

This paper will consider one aspect of the iconography of the Virgin during the period 1250-1400, namely the treatment of her head-coverings, particularly the inclusion of contemporary accessories such as wimples and gorgets and the messages they might have conveyed to spectators.

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