• Appel à communication: « ‘Caught in the Act': the Representation of Action in Early Modern Portraiture » (Renaissance Society of America, Dublin, 2021)

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    Appel à communication : « ‘Caught in the Act': the Representation of Action in Early Modern Portraiture » (Renaissance Society of America, Dublin, 2021) Early modern portraiture, far from being a clearly defined and static genre, is characterized by a progressive departure from strictly descriptive modes of representation. The portrait comes to life through the person's dress, posture, and facial expression and by the setting and objects that surround them, as well as by its use, agency and performative qualities. As such, the depicted person's action(s) and ‘acting' are not limited to...
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