Machine generated contents note: Introduction: self-reflection, devotion, and vision in the image of the book owner at prayer ; 1. Saving face: the Veronica and the Visio Dei ; 2. From Memoria to Visio: revising the donor ; 3. Framing vision: the image of the book owner and the reflexive mode of seeing ; 4. Domesticating devotion: body, space, and self ; 5. Power and the portrait: negotiating gender
"This book focuses on one of the most attractive yet poorly understood features of late-medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her own prayer-book"