Project

Visual idea(l)s of Law & Justice: A legal, art & cultural historical inquiry into the iconology of Belgian law (1795-1914)

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • History
    • Art studies and sciences
  • Social sciences
    • Metalaw
Keywords
Belgium long nineteenth century legal iconography and iconology legal history
 
Project description

This research scrutinzes the top down communication of the notions of law, as an ideal, and justice, as one of the means to reach that ideal, from the legal and political elite towards the population via art and iconography. The focus is on Belgian legal iconography during the long nineteenth century.