The vagabond image: depictions of false beggars in northern art of the sixteenth century

Nichols, T. (2007) The vagabond image: depictions of false beggars in northern art of the sixteenth century. In: Nichols, T. (ed.) Others and Outcasts in Early Modern Europe: Picturing the Social Margins. Ashgate: Aldershot, UK, 37- 60. ISBN 9780754655572

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Abstract

Study of depictions of false beggars the art of northern Europe, noting this as an emergent new iconography in the period of the Protestant Reformation. It contradicted the more usual depiction of the beggar as worthy and deserving.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Nichols, Dr Tom
Authors: Nichols, T.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Publisher:Ashgate
ISBN:9780754655572
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