Political Reuse of the Medieval Sculpture: Family Strategies and (Re)construction of the Past

Virtual Session at the 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI (May, 11-13, 2023): 12 May,10:00 a.m. Kalamazoo local time

Presider: Paola Vitolo, Univ. of Naples Federico II
Organizers: Paola Vitolo, Clario Di Fabio (Univ. of Genoa), Laura Cavazzini (Univ. of Trento)

Ella Sophie Beaucamp (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München), Venice, Multiplicated: The Modern Reuses of Medieval Venetian Relief Sculptures

Antonella Dentamaro (Univ. of Naples Federico II), A Case Study in the Reuse of Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture: The Manso Tombs in San Lorenzo Maggiore in Naples, “Fait faire à poste” as Proof of Nobility

Richard A. Leson (Univ. of Wisconsin–Milwaukee), Medieval and Early Modern Lives of Sculpture at Coucy le Château: Origins of the “Table of Homage”