IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 844: Magnificence, III

Tuesday 2 July 2019, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge
Organiser:Richard Barber, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge / Department of History, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Richard Barber, Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge / Department of History, University of York
Paper 844-aThe Duc de Berry and His Taste for Luxury Manuscripts
(Language: English)
Christopher de Hamel, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Christopher de Hamel, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Christopher de Hamel, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Art History - Painting, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 844-bRitual and Magnificence in René d'Anjou's Livre des Tournois
(Language: English)
Justin Sturgeon, Department of Art, University of West Florida
Justin Sturgeon, Department of Art, University of West Florida
Justin Sturgeon, Department of Art, University of West Florida
Index terms: Art History - Painting, Performance Arts - General, Social History
Paper 844-cHeraldry as Symbols of Magnificence
(Language: English)
Adrian Ailes, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Adrian Ailes, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Adrian Ailes, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Index terms: Art History - Decorative Arts, Heraldry, Social History
Abstract

The third session in the Magnificence series looks at the spectacular material objects which were created as a result of the quest to emphasise the prince’s power by showing his ability to commission luxurious objects, display heraldry, and create suitable rituals.