CHANGE OF VENUE: MPG Seminar on Edward Burne-Jones

Edward Burne-Jones, Portrait of Baronne Madeleine Deslandes, 1895-96. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Monday 1 December, 6:30pm. CHANGE OF VENUE: Visual Culture Resource Centre,  3rd Floor (next door to Room 344), East Tower,John Medley Building. This paper will investigate Sir Edward Burne-Jones’s enigmatic portrait of Baronne Madeleine Deslandes (1895-96), which was acquired by the National Gallery…

Lecture | Divided emotions, radical religions and apocalyptic expectations in the sixteenth-century Augsburg ‘Book of Miracles’ | Jenny Spinks

mage: Augsburger Wunderzeichenbuch, Folio 114: “In 1533, three suns shone similarly…” Courtesy of Day Faber.

Sixteenth-century printed and manuscript wonder books compiled reports of comets, floods, earthquakes, monstrous births, and other terrifying and extraordinary phenomena. Such compendia appeared in great numbers after 1556, and German-language wonder books were produced most commonly in Switzerland and in…