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IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 744: Magnificence, II

Tuesday 2 July 2019, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge
Organiser:Richard Barber, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge / Department of History, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Caroline Palmer, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge
Paper 744-aMagnificence: Treasure and Inventories
(Language: English)
Jenny Stratford, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Art History - General, Social History
Paper 744-bMagnificence Post-Mortem: The Hearse Cloths of Henry VII in the Ashmolean and Fitzwilliam Museums
(Language: English)
Lisa Monnas, Independent Scholar, London
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Social History
Paper 744-cThe Language of Experience of Gothic Magnificence
(Language: English)
Paul Binski, Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Architecture - Secular, Art History - General

The second of three sessions on the medieval interpretation of magnificence, exploring its influence on material culture. The papers cover the central topic of royal treasure, the use of magnificence in clothing, and magnificence as a concept in the architecture of the great Gothic churches.