The early modern child in art and history
Childhood is not only a biological age, it is also a social construct. The essays in this collection range chronologically from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, and geographically across England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. They chart the depictions of children in various media includi...
Pickering & Chatto
|Series:||The body, gender and culture
Number 18 |
- Introduction: The Early Modern Child in Art and History - Matthew Knox Averett <br>Part I:<br>Infants 1 Cradle and Grave: Commemorating Individual Victims of Infant Mortality - Margaret Elizabeth Hadley 2 'Little Idols': Royal Children and the Infant Jesus in the Devotional Practice of Sor Margarita de la Cruz (1567-1633) - Tanya Tiffany Part II: Children and Violence 3 E Riluttante Ragazzotti: Youths as Hesitant Participants in the Crucifixion - Margaret Flansburg 4 'These Stories Are Not for Children': Misbehaving Children in 'World Upside Down' Prints and the Origins of Folk Tales - Rachel L Chantos Part III: Picturing Children and Childhood 5 Dynastic Identity in Renaissance Court Life: Dynastic Privilege in Portraits of Children - Jasmin W Cyril 6 'You Will Be a Man, My Son': Signs of Masculinity and Virility in Italian Renaissance Paintings of Boys - Fabian Lacouture 7 Dressing the Part: Picturing and Promoting the Early Modern Child - Parme Giuntini Part IV: Great Expectations 8 Princely Portraits of Adolescence in the Court of Philip II in the Mid-Sixteenth Century - Lisa Tom 9 Titian's Clarice Strozzi: The Infant as Ideal Bride - Brian D Steele 10 Uncle Urban Raises the Barberini Nephews: Education and Expectations of Papal Nipote - Matthew Knox Averett