Annual workshop – Women’s Studies Group 1558 – 1837: The fruitful body: gender and image

by Jessica C. Murphy

Early modern painted portraits are constructs. They result from a series of choices – what to include, what to exclude – made to suit specific contexts and purposes. Karen’s paper will consider 16th and early 17thC British portraits of women, addressing the types of information they offer to present-day users/viewers.

Source: Annual workshop – Women’s Studies Group 1558 – 1837

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