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  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderniby Ruth S. Noyes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.99

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed after the Council of Trent with respect to legal canonization... more...

  • The Realism of Piero della Francescaby Joost Keizer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    The fifteenth-century Italian artist Piero della Francesca painted a familiar world. Roads wind through hilly landscapes, run past farms, sheds, barns, and villages. This is the world in which Piero lived. At the same time, Piero’s paintings depict a world that is distant. The subjects of his pictures are often Christian and that means that their... more...

  • Representations of the Blessed Virgin Mary in World Literature and Artby Elena V. Shabliy; Paul A. Brazinski; Jim Casey; Anna Hamling; Gwyn McClelland; Karen O'Donnell; Elena V. Shabliy; Dong Zhao

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 85.00

    This interdisciplinary study explores Marian imagery and representations in world literature and art throughout the centuries, demonstrating the widespread deep veneration of the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in various countries and different Christian traditions. more...

  • "Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts "by Renana Bartal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Gender, Piety, and Production in Fourteenth-Century English Apocalypse Manuscripts is the first in-depth study of three textually and iconographically diverse Apocalypses illustrated in England in the first half of the fourteenth century by a single group of artists. It offers a close look at a group of illuminators previously on the fringe of art... more...

  • The Religious Paintings of Hendrick ter Brugghenby NatashaT. Seaman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The first in-depth study of the Utrecht artist to address questions beyond connoisseurship and attribution, this book makes a significant contribution to Ter Brugghen and Northern Caravaggist studies. Focusing on the Dutch master's simultaneous use of Northern archaisms with Caravaggio's motifs and style, Natasha Seaman nuances our understanding of... more...

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern Englandby Michael Gaudio

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the Ferrar-Collet family of Little Gidding, who selected... more...

  • "Saints, Sinners, and Sisters "by JaneL. Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A collection of original essays, Saints, Sinners, and Sisters showcases the diverse questions currently being asked by gender scholars dealing with French, Netherlandish and German art from the medieval and early modern periods. Moving beyond the reclamation of personalities and oeuvres of 'lost' female artists, the contributors pose questions about... more...

  • Mary of Mercy in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Artby KatherineT. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Mater Misericordiae?Mother of Mercy?emerged as one of the most prolific subjects in central Italian art from the late thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With iconographic origins in Marian cult relics brought from Palestine to Constantinople in the fifth century, the amalgam of attributes coalesced in Armenian Cilicia then morphed as it spread... more...

  • Painting the Bibleby Michaela Giebelhausen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Painting the Bible is the first book to investigate the transformations that religious painting underwent in mid-Victorian England. It charts the emergence of a Protestant realist painting in a period of increasing doubt, scientific discovery and biblical criticism. The book analyzes the position of religious painting in academic discourse and assesses... more...

  • Sacred Tracesby Janice Leoshko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In his novel Kim, in which a Tibetan pilgrim seeks to visit important Buddhist sites in India, Rudyard Kipling reveals the nineteenth-century fascination with the discovery of the importance of Buddhism in India's past. Janice Leoshko, a scholar of South Asian Buddhist art uses Kipling's account and those of other western writers to offer new insight... more...