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Heroic deeds and mystic figures : a new reading of Rubens' Life of Maria de' Medici

Author: Ronald Millen; Robert Erich Wolf
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1989.
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Named Person: Peter Paul Rubens; Peter Paul Rubens; Marie de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry IV King of France; Peter Paul Rubens; Marie de Médicis, reine épouse de Henri IV roi de France; Peter Paul Rubens, Sir; Peter Paul Rubens, Sir; Maria, Frankreich Königin 1573-1642.; Peter Paul Rubens; Pierre Paul (1577-1640) Rubens; Pierre Paul 1577-1640 Rubens; Marie de Médicis, reine de France); Petrus Paulus Rubens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Millen; Robert Erich Wolf
ISBN: 0691040656 9780691040653
OCLC Number: 18739742
Description: xiv, 256 p., [63] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Minerva beset and the artful dodger --
The life of Maria de' Medici in outline --
Plan of the gallery --
The portraits of the Queen's parents --
The fates spin the destiny of the future Queen --
The birth of Maria de' Medici --
The education of the Princess --
The presentation of her portrait to Henri IV --
The wedding by proxy in Florence --
The disembarkation at Marseilles --
The marriage consummated in Lyons --
The birth of the Dauphin at Fontainebleau --
The consignment of the Regency --
The coronation in Saint-Denis --
The death of Henri IV and the proclamation of the Regency --
The Council of the Gods --
The regent militant: the victory at Jülich --
The exchange of the Princesses at the Spanish border --
The felicity of the Regency --
Louis XIII comes of age --
The expulsion from Paris --
The flight from Blois --
The negotiations at Angoulême --
The Queen opts for security --
The return of the mother to her son --
Time unveils the truth --
The Queen triumphant --
Appendix A: "A journey into France" --
Appendix B: Rosso Fiorentino, Boyvin and Rubens: old shapes into new.
Responsibility: Ronald Forsyth Millen and Robert Erich Wolf.
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