The Early Modern Child in Art and History

The Early Modern Child in Art and History

by Matthew Knox Averett (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848935792
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Series: "The Body, Gender and Culture" Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

List of Contributors xi

List of Figures xv

Introduction: The Early Modern Child in Art and History Matthew Knox Averett 1

Part I Infants

1 Cradle and Grave: Commemorating Individual Victims of Infant Mortality Margaret Elizabeth Hadley 21

2 'Little Idols': Royal Children and the Infant Jesus in the Devotional Practice of Sor Margarita dela Cruz (1567-1633) Tanya J. Tiffany 35

Part II Children and Violence

3 E Riluttante Ragazzotti: Youths as Hesitant Participants in the Crucifixion Margaret Flansburg 49

4 'These Stories Are Not for Children': Misbehaving Children in 'World Upside Down' Prints and the Origins of Folk Tales Rachel L. Chantos 67

Part III Picturing Children and Childhood

5 Dynastic Identity in Renaissance Court Life: Dynastic Privilege in Portraits of Children Jasmin W. Cyril 83

6 'You Will Be a Man, my Son': Signs of Masculinity and Virility in Italian Renaissance Paintings of Boys Fabian Laconture 99

7 Dressing the Part: Picturing and Promoting the Early Modern Child Parme Giuntini 117

Part IV Great Expectations

8 Princely Portraits of Adolescence in the Habsburg Court of Philip II in the Mid-Sixteenth Century Lisa Tom 133

9 Titian's Clarissa Strozzi: The Infant as Ideal Bride Brian D. Steele 153

10 Uncle Urban Raises the Barberini Nephews: The Education and Expectations of Papal Nipote Matthew Knox Averett 171

Notes 185

Index 227

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