The Chapel of Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas: New Proposals about its Original Appearance and Role in the Fashioning of Identity by an Early Fifteenth-Century Converso

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The Chapel of Contador Saldaña at Santa Clara de Tordesillas: New Proposals about its Original Appearance and Role in the Fashioning of Identity by an Early Fifteenth-Century Converso

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London

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  • Wednesday 15 June 2016
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    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN

Speaker

  • Dr Nicola Jennings - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Organised by

  • Dr Guido Rebecchini - The Courtauld Institute of Art

The paper proposes revisions to the chronology of the chapel’s construction, its layout, the identities of the effigies, and the locus of production of the carved retable, as well as re- interpreting some of its imagery.


Nicola has recently given papers on conversos, material culture and patronage at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, Renaissance Society of America Conference in Berlin, International Medieval Meeting in Lleida, and Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar Colloquium at Queen Mary’s University, London.  Her publications include contributions to catalogue entries on panel paintings at Compton Verney and Sam Fogg, London. Nicola completed her PhD with Prof. Susie Nash in 2015. Nicola is Visiting Lecturer at The Courtauld Institute and Research Associate at Coll & Cortés in London.  Before studying at The Courtauld, Nicola worked at the National Gallery and at City University.

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