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Seeking Legitimacy: Art And Manuscripts For The Popes In Avignon From 1378 To 1417

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This chapter introduces and, at times, analyzes the artistic production, patronage, and collecting in Avignon at the times of Clement VII and Benedict XIII. It first focuses on examples of luxury items, painting, sculpture, and architecture. The chapter then emphasizes the development of the library under these popes and their manuscript patronage. It focuses on the art related to the papacy proper, with a few examples provided of production for the cardinals and other court members in Avignon. Where appropriate, the chapter discusses archival sources and gives explicit examples, also providing citations to secondary authors who have in turn published information on the primary sources. Despite different agendas and difficult circumstances, the Avignon popes of the Schism used the sophisticated art, architecture, and manuscripts created there in a manner similar to, though with more urgency than, their predecessors in this newer papal city.

Keywords: art; Avignon; Benedict XIII; Clement VII; manuscripts; Schism

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