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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00
While the Renaissance is generally perceived to be a secular movement, the majority of large artworks executed in 15th century Italy were from ecclesiastical commissions. Because of the nature of primarily basilica-plan churches, a parishioner's view was directed by the diminishing parallel lines formed by the walls of the structure. Appearing... more...
- Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95
A szimbolizmus az 1880-as évekt?l kezdve bontakozott ki Franciaországban, és a 20. század elejéig Európa-szerte virágzott. A szimbolistákat leny?gözték az ?si mítoszok, megpróbáltak kiszabadulni a tudomány által az emberiségre ráer?szakolt racionális gondolkodás alól. A látható és kézzelfogható világot igyekeztek a szellemi létbe helyezni, hogy eljussanak... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
In many of the Italian Christian churches in the vicinity of Rome, mosaics were an important aspect of decoration. This full-color collection includes some of the finest examples of those mosaics. Filled with scenes taken directly from biblical myth and literature, the book spotlights more than sixty mosaic masterpieces created by Italian craftsmen... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
Dante's Divine Comedy captivated medieval readers, and each successive era remains spellbound by its sublime portraits of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. In the early 19th century, one of England's great epic poets paid tribute to the Italian master's work. Gifted at both poetry and painting, William Blake transformed more than a hundred of Dante's... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95
One of the most inspired painters of the nineteenth century, Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794 ?1872) was also a brilliant engraver and draftsman. This collection, among his major accomplishments, includes scores of engravings that bring to life familiar scenes from the Old Testament ? from the creation of the world and the fall of Adam and Eve... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.99
An informative overview of the intrinsic relationship of Buddhist deities to Tibetan art and well-captioned illustrations: temple paintings, books, wood blocks, ritual objects, robes, masks, metal work, more. 92 black-and-white illustrations. more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
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 where artists can search for the expression of the infinite, death remains the object of numerous rich illustrations, as various as they are mysterious.... more...
- Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95
Seit Grabdenkmäler auf den Gräbern errichtet wurden, hat die Vorstellung vom Tod und vom Leben nach dem Tod einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Kunstwelt erlangt. Der Tod, eine unbegrenzte Inspirationsquelle, in der Künstler nach dem Ausdruck des Unendlichen suchen können, ist das Motiv zahlreicher mysteriöser und unterschiedlicher Darstellungen. Das... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, medieval England's most significant pilgrimage site devoted to the Virgin Mary, which was revived in the twentieth century, and in 2006... more...