Art And Architecture Of Late Medieval Pilgrimage In Northern by Sarah Blick, Rita Tekippe

By Sarah Blick, Rita Tekippe

This assortment comprises essays at the visible adventure and fabric tradition at medieval pilgrimage shrines of northern Europe and the British Isles, fairly the artwork and structure created to accentuate religious event for viewers. those reviews specialise in local pilgrimage facilities which flourished from the 12th-16th centuries, addressing a number of elements of visible imagery and architectural area which galvanized devotees to price cults of enshrined saints and to venerate them in reminiscence from afar. matters contain pilgrim gown, jeweled and painted reliquaries, labyrinths, complex processions, revealed texts of the saint's lifestyles, shrines, sculpture and different architectural ornament, and pilgrim souvenirs. Profusely illustrated with 350 photos, this paintings will curiosity students and scholars of artwork heritage, background, spiritual stories, and pop culture. individuals contain: Ilana Abend-David, Virginia Blanton, Sarah Blick, Katja Boertjes, James Bugslag, Lisa Victoria Ciresi, Daniel okay. Connolly, M. Cecilia Gaposchkin, Laura D. Gelfand, Anja Grebe, Anne F. Harris, Kelly M. Holbert, Vida J. Hull, Jos Koldeweij, Marike de Kroon, Claire Labrecque, Stephen Lamia, Nora Laos, Jennifer M. Lee, Albert Lemeunier, Mitchell B. Merback, Scott B. Montgomery, Jeanne Nuechterlein, Rita Tekippe, William J. Travis, Kristen Van Ausdall, Benoit Van den Bossche.

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Although it seems to have been important to Praun to prove, by several certificates, that his journey to Santiago de Compostela was made purely for religious purposes,27 his choice of clothing and the later portrait show that he was well aware of his position as a fashionable young member of the Spanish court. ”28 Pictorial Sources: The Iconography of the Pilgrim in Medieval Art The pictorial representations of pilgrims in medieval art can be divided into two main groups: images of pilgrims themselves and those of pilgrim saints.

182. 4 anja grebe Extant Pilgrims’ Garments: The Pilgrim’s Garments of Stephen III Praun in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum Very few medieval pilgrims’ garments have been preserved. Among these are the clothes, staff and rosary of Stephen III Praun (1544–91), a Nuremberg merchant’s son and diplomat. (fig. 1) During his short but adventurous life, Stephen Praun visited numerous European, Middle Eastern, and North African countries, serving different European rulers, going on pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and to Jerusalem.

Lubin, The Worcester Pilgrim, pp. 11–5. 24 One has to ask then why the man was not buried with a real scallop shell, but with an ordinary cockleshell. 23 pilgrims and fashion: the functions of pilgrim’s garments 15 signs on his hat or the costly mother-of-pearl inlay of his staff. The special question of Stephen’s hat has been discussed by Gabriel Llompart,25 who considered the star-like arrangement at the top with its little sticks and bottles framing the figure of St. James (fig. 26 The complicated layout of the pilgrims’ signs even suggests that Stephen may have had his hat decorated after his pilgrimage ended, asking an artist to carefully arrange all the little objects.

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