Poster announcing the Valencia Fair

Poster announcing the Valencia Fair

Poster announcing the Valencia Fair Gran Feria de Valencia, 1934 Gender and body Gender stereotypes: subject of history / allegory Gender stereotypes: subject / object The female allegory emerged in antiquity to personify civic virtues, designed by men. This...
Corbel with a scene of Phyllis riding Aristotle

Corbel with a scene of Phyllis riding Aristotle

Corbel with a scene of Phyllis riding Aristotle Gender and body Gender and sexuality The Lai d’Aristote is a fable (amusing and frequently erotic fictional tale told for the purpose of entertainment) attributed to Henri de Valenciennes, whose moral lesson celebrates...
Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)

Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)

Baby Feeder Vessel (Necrópolis del Puig des Molins,Ibiza)   Maternity Gender and life cycle Gender and the body Baby feeders, or feeder vessels, are among the scarce material evidence available for the study of infant feeding in the ancient world. This Carthaginian...
Ceramic Bowl with Drinking Figure

Ceramic Bowl with Drinking Figure

Ceramic Bowl with Drinking Figure Gender and history Gender and the body Gender stereotypes This ceramic bowl with drinking figure is one of the most significant pieces of the MNCV collection. The Moorish piece from Al-Ándalus was produced in the region of Valencia in...
Beauty Wounded by Cupid. The Tale of the Goats.

Beauty Wounded by Cupid. The Tale of the Goats.

Beauty Wounded by Cupid. The Tale of the Goats. Gender and body Gender and sexuality Gender stereotypes: subject of history / allegory These two canvases provide an example of how women were depicted at the turn of the 19th to the 20th century. The work of Ignacio...