“Imaige A La Vierge Marie” The Hours of Mary Of Burgundy, Her Marriage, and Her Painter, Hugo Van Der Goes

@article{Ersi2020ImaigeAL,
  title={“Imaige A La Vierge Marie” The Hours of Mary Of Burgundy, Her Marriage, and Her Painter, Hugo Van Der Goes},
  author={Anna E{\"o}rsi},
  journal={Acta Historiae Artium},
  year={2020},
  volume={61},
  pages={19-53}
}
  • Anna Eörsi
  • Published 18 December 2020
  • History
  • Acta Historiae Artium
The Vienna Hours, illuminated by the artist known as the “Master of Mary of Burgundy”, was originally commissioned by Margaret of York. The later parts of the manuscript commemorate the love and marriage between Mary of Burgundy and Maximilian of Habsburg, and their (newborn or expected) child.The miniatures and texts in question convey the same idea expressed on several occasions by the official historian, Jean Molinet: in the Burgundian court, the duchess was venerated as the Virgin Mary (and…