Living like a Queen: Isabel de Farnesio’s Self-fashioning through Art and Material Culture

  • April 22, 2024
  • Online


Isabel de Farnesio, reina de España by Jean Ranc, 1723, Madrid (Museo del Prado)

This virtual seminar given by Aoife Cosgrove (Trinity College Dublin) is the fifth in AGENART’s series on queenship, art, and material culture.

This bi-monthly virtual seminar is organized by the AGENART research group led by M. Cruz de Carlos Varona and housed at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. The group is dedicated to the study of artistic agency among women affiliated with the Spanish branch of the Habsburg Monarchy in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is particularly aimed at emerging scholars.

In this installation, Aoife Cosgrove will discuss images of Isabel de Farnesio, queen consort of Spain.

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Free. The primary language of this installment will be English; debate is welcome in Spanish, French, English, and Italian.