Skip to content

Vanuxem, Jacques

    Full Name: Vanuxem, Jacques

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: France

    Subject Area(s): Gothic (Medieval), painting (visual works), and portraits


    Vanuxem was the first to investigate the history of the often-repeated theory that the kinds and queens on early gothic portals represent the rulers of France. His essay, Theories of Mabillon and Montfaucon, 1957, was a milestone in the study of the meaning of the statue-column (Branner).


    “Alan Priest.” Chartres Cathedral: Norton Critical Studies in Art History.New York: W. W. Norton, 1969, p. 168.


    "Vanuxem, Jacques." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

    More Resources

    Search for materials by & about this art historian: