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Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century

by Emile Mâle Dover Publications (October 19, 2012)

Classic by noted art historian focuses on French cathedrals of the 13th century as apotheosis of medieval style. Iconography, bestiaries, illustrated calendars, gospels, secular history, many other aspects....


Visions of Camelot: Great Illustrations of King Arthur and His Court

by Jeff A. Menges Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

This collection of 148 color and black-and-white illustrations presents unique interpretations of the enduringly popular Arthurian legends by a variety of artists, including Wyeth, Beardsley, Flint, and Pyle....


Doré's Knights and Medieval Adventure

by Gustave Doré & Jeff A. Menges Dover Publications (December 19, 2012)

This original collection assembles 86 of Doré's best depictions of knights and their adventures from Idylls of the King, Don Quixote, Orlando Furioso, Michaud's History of the Crusades, Rabelais, and other...


William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrations: 102 Full-Color Plates

by William Blake Dover Publications (November 21, 2012)

Commissioned in 1824 — just three years before his death — Blake's sublime watercolors are peerless interpretations of Dante's vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven and range from finished pieces to rough...


Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography

by Robert A. Faleer Scarecrow Press (April 07, 2009)

Church Woodwork in the British Isles, 1100-1535: An Annotated Bibliography presents a thoroughly researched bibliographic guide to monographic, serial, archival, and graphical resources that deal with all aspects...


The Cosmatesque Mosaics of Westminster Abbey

by Warwick Rodwell & David S. Neal Oxbow Books (November 30, 2019)

Westminster Abbey contains the only surviving medieval Cosmatesque mosaics outside Italy. They comprise: the ‘Great Pavement’ in the sanctuary; the pavement around the shrine of Edward the Confessor; the...


Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket

by Carolyn Marino Malone Oxbow Books (September 17, 2019)

This study reconstructs twelfth-century sculptural and architectural finds, found during the restoration of the Perpendicular Great Cloister of Christ Church, Canterbury, as architectural screens constructed...


Art in England

by Sara N. James Oxbow Books (October 31, 2016)

Art in England fills a void in the scholarship of both English and medieval art by offering the first single volume overview of artistic movements in Medieval and Early Renaissance England. Grounded in history...


Gothic Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (March 09, 2016)

Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms...


Romanesque Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (March 09, 2016)

In art history, the term 'Romanesque art' distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own...


The Splendor of English Gothic Architecture

by John Shannon Hendrix Parkstone International (June 30, 2012)

This book explains and celebrates the richness of Englishchurches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly...


Art of the Devil

by Arturo Graf Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

"The Devil holds the strings which move us!" (Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil, 1857.) Satan, Beelzebub, Lucifer... the Devil has many names and faces, all of which have always served artists as a source...


The Art of Champa

by Jean-François Hubert Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

From 12 October 2005 to 9 January 2006, the Musee Guimet in Paris will play host to an exceptional exhibition: 'Treasures of Vietnamese Art... Champa Sculpture'. This show will bring together for the first time,...


Icons

by Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Icon painting has reached its zenith in Ukraine between the 11th and 18th centuries. This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences - the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity...


Chinese Art

by Stephen W. Bushell Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Dealing not only with architecture, sculpture, and painting, but also with bronze and ceramics, this text offers a complete panorama of Chinese arts and civilisation. In his text, the author Bushell stresses...


African Art

by Maurice Delafosse Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

African Art invites you to explore the dynamic origins of the vast artistic expressions arising from the exotic and mystifying African continent. Since the discovery of African art at the end of the nineteenth...


Art of India

by Vincent Arthur Smith Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

India, with its extensive and colourful history, has produced an artistic tradition in many forms: architecture, painting, sculpture, calligraphy, mosaics, and artisan products all display the country's cultural,...


Christ in Art

by Ernest Renan Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Since the dawn of Christianity, artists have been fascinated and stirred by the figure of Christ. His likeness appears in frescoes on the walls of catacombs that date from Roman times; he is featured in the...


Romanesque Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (January 05, 2012)

In art history, the term 'Romanesque art' distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own...


Gothic Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (January 05, 2012)

Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms...


Byzantine Art

by Charles Bayet Parkstone International (January 05, 2012)

For more than a millennium, from its creation in 330 CE until its fall in 1453, the Byzantine Empire was a cradle of artistic effervescence that is only beginning to be rediscovered. Endowed with the rich heritage...


Apocalypse

by Camille Flammarion Parkstone International (March 22, 2012)

The final book of the Bible, known both as The Book of Revelation and The Apocalypse of John, is a prophesy of the events that will occur at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which held a...


A Globalised Visual Culture?

by Fabio Guidetti & Katharina Meinecke Oxbow Books (July 31, 2020)

Late Antique artefacts, and the images they carry, attest to a highly connected visual culture from ca. 300 to 800 C.E. On the one hand, the same decorative motifs and iconographies are found across various...


Memory of Empires: Ancient Egypt - Ancient Greece - Persian Empire - Roman Empire - Byzantine Empire

by Elie Faure & Victoria Charles Parkstone International (February 26, 2020)

Empires are born. Empires reach their peak. Empires die, but leave their mark through their architecture and artistic achievements. From these specks of dust of memory, 40 centuries of history shape our world...


Medieval Art in the Christian West

by Victoria Charles & Klaus H. Carl Parkstone International (February 26, 2020)

September 4, 476 A. D. marked the end of the Western Roman Empire. After several centuries of prosperity, Europe sank into chaos. With Charlemagne, a new dynamic begins that of a civilising reconstruction. The...


My Life as a Replica

by Sally Foster & Sian Jones Windgather Press (May 31, 2020)

In 1970 a concrete replica of the St John’s Cross arrived in Iona sitting incongruously on the deck of a puffer delivering the island’s annual supply of coal. What is the story behind this intriguing replica?...


The Bayeux Tapestry

by Michael J. Lewis, Gale R. Owen-Crocker & Dan Terkla Oxbow Books (January 15, 2011)

The Bayeux Tapestry, perhaps the most famous, yet enigmatic, of medieval artworks, was the subject of an international conference at the British Museum in July 2008. This volume publishes 19 of 26 papers delivered...


The Holy Shroud

by Gary Vikan Pegasus Books (May 05, 2020)

A towering figure in the art world unravels the mystery of the world’s most controversial relic.

The history of the Christian church is strewn with holy relics and artifacts, none more controversial than the...


The Art of Looking

by Lance Esplund Basic Books (November 26, 2018)

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art

The landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's 1915 painting of a single black...


Western European Illuminated Manuscripts

by Anrdei Sterligov & Tamara Voronova Parkstone International (December 08, 2019)

Anyone fortunate enough to have actually held a medieval manuscript in his hands must have felt excited at this immediate contact with the past. Both famous and unknown authors wrote philosophical, natural scientific...


Paris

by Véronique Laflèche Parkstone International (April 16, 2019)

Capital city, subject of legends and myths, Paris also has its own special atmosphere. It is undoubtedly among the most beautiful of all cities due to its many celebrated monuments and buildings - the Eiffel...


Gothic Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (March 08, 2016)

Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms...


Romanesque Art

by Victoria Charles & Klaus Carl Parkstone International (March 08, 2016)

In art history, the term 'Romanesque art' distinguishes the period between the beginning of the 11th and the end of the 12th century. This era showed a great diversity of regional schools each with their own...


The Book of Wonder

by Marco Polo Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

The most renowned travel story of the Middle Ages has never lost its allure. A story of true wonder, Marco Polo's experiences as well as the reported myths, transport us to the heart of Central Asia, China,...


The Splendor of English Gothic Architecture

by John Shannon Hendrix Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

This book explains and celebrates the richness of Englishchurches and cathedrals, which have a major place inmedieval architecture. The English Gothic style developedsomewhat later than in France, but rapidly...


African Art

by Maurice Delafosse Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

African Art invites you to explore the dynamic origins of the vast artistic expressions arising from the exotic and mystifying African continent. Since the discovery of African art at the end of the nineteenth...


Art of India

by Vincent Arthur Smith Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

If the 'Palace of Love', otherwise known as the Taj Mahal, is considered to be the emblem of Mughal Art, it is by no means the sole representative. Characterised by its elegance, splendor, and Persian and European...


Christ in Art

by Ernest Renan Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Since the dawn of Christianity, artists have been fascinated and stirred by the figure of Christ. His likeness appears in frescoes on the walls of catacombs that date from Roman times; he is featured in the...


Art of the Eternal

by Victoria Charles Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Since the first funerary statues were placed in the first sepulchres, the ideas of death and the afterlife have always held a prominent place at the heart of the art world. An unlimited source of inspiration...


Art of the Devil

by Arturo Graf Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

"The Devil holds the strings which move us!" (Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil, 1857.) Satan, Beelzebub, Lucifer... the Devil has many names and faces, all of which have always served artists as a source...


The Art of Champa

by Jean-François Hubert Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

In the 5th century, the Champa kingdom held sway over a large area of today's Vietnam. Several magnificent structures still testify to their former presence in the Nha Trang region. Cham sculpture was worked...


Icons

by Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Icon painting has reached its zenith in Ukraine between the 11th and 18th centuries. This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences - the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity...


Chinese Art

by Stephen W. Bushell Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Dealing not only with architecture, sculpture, and painting, but also with bronze and ceramics, this text offers a complete panorama of Chinese arts and civilisation. In his text, the author Bushell stresses...


Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques

by Michael E. Heyes, Minji Lee, John Block Friedman & John W. Ellis-Etchison et al. Lexington Books (August 10, 2018)

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques examines the intersection of religion and monstrosity in a variety of different time periods in the hopes of addressing two gaps in scholarship within the field of monster studies....


Spirituality and Reform

by Calvin Lane Fortress Academic (August 15, 2018)

In colorful detail, Calvin Lane explores the dynamic intersection between reform movements and everyday Christian practice from ca. 1000 to ca. 1800. Lowering the artificial boundaries between “the Middle...


Rituals for the Dead

by William J. Courtenay University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2018)

In his fascinating new book, based on the Conway Lectures he delivered at Notre Dame in 2016, William Courtenay examines aspects of the religious life of one medieval institution, the University of Paris, in...


Fifty Early Medieval Things

by Deborah Deliyannis, Hendrik Dey & Paolo Squatriti Cornell University Press (March 15, 2019)

Fifty Early Medieval Things introduces readers to the material culture of late antique and early medieval Europe, north Africa, and western Asia. Ranging from Iran to Ireland and from Sweden to Tunisia, Deborah...


The Waning of the Middle Ages

by Johan Huizinga Dover Publications (July 07, 2016)

This classic study of art, life, and thought in France and the Netherlands during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries ranks as one of the most perceptive analyses of the medieval period. A brilliantly creative...


Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch (London, British Library Cotton MS Claudius B.iv)

by Herbert R. Broderick University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2017)

In Moses the Egyptian, Herbert Broderick analyzes the iconography of Moses in the famous illuminated eleventh-century manuscript known as the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch. A translation into Old English...


The Mythical Medieval Beasts Ancient History of Europe | Children's Medieval Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The mythical medieval beasts are part of Europe’s ancient history. They have been deeply embedded in their cultures and traditions that you can still hear stories about them. Scientifically, these beasts never...