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Christ ChildCultural Memories of a Young Jesus$
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Stephen J. Davis

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300149456

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300149456.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

Reimagining a Young Jesus

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(p.193) Epilogue
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Christ Child
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Stephen J. Davis

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300149456.003.0008

The epilogue to the book relates the textual infancy traditions to the artistic representation of a young Jesus in medieval contexts ranging from manuscript illumination to paintings in churches, which also functioned as “sites of memory” for viewers. In both textual and visual settings, the Christ child was constantly reshaped and refigured for new eyes.

Keywords:   Art, Manuscript illumination, Paintings, Churches, Visuality/Viewing practices

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