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Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times

When it comes to heraldry, the role of the artists has been neglected for a long time. Who produced artistic representations of heraldry? Who conceived them, who executed them? Did heraldic artwork need dedicated specialists, or was its production part of the everyday business of artists, artisans, and painters? What importance was assigned to these productions, and what heraldic knowledge and culture was necessary to do so? For the first time, this collection of papers sheds light on the conditions and circumstances of the production of heraldic depictions and artwork.