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Early Christian And Medieval Antiquities vol 2 Other Mosaics, Paintings, Sarcophagi, and Small Objects

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Synopsis:

This volume completes Part II of Series A of the Paper Museum. Together with the first volume, it reflects an unusual aspect of Cassiano's interests, but a particularly relevant one for modern scholars: the material remains of post-classical culture in Rome and the psychical inheritance from the earliest centuries of Christianity. Catalogued here is a diverse and fascinating range of antiquities: reliefs, inscriptions, sarcophagi, sculpture, manuscript illuminations, gold-glass, gems, ivories, lamps, metalwork and 'instruments of martyrdom'. The drawings were mainly collected by Carlo Antonio dal Pozzo, Cassiano's brother, in the later seventeeth century and include some of the finest examples of archaeological draughtsmanship of the period.

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ISBN:
9781872501673
Author:
Osborne, John
Publisher:
Harvey Miller
Author:
Bartoli, Cecilia
Author:
Claridge, Amanda
Location:
London :
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
European
Subject:
Mural painting and decoration, Roman.
Subject:
Mosaics, Roman.
Subject:
Art, Early Christian -- Catalogs.
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Other Mosaics, Paintings, Sarcophagi & Small Objects
Series Volume:
pt. 2
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336

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"Synopsis" by , This volume completes Part II of Series A of the Paper Museum. Together with the first volume, it reflects an unusual aspect of Cassiano's interests, but a particularly relevant one for modern scholars: the material remains of post-classical culture in Rome and the psychical inheritance from the earliest centuries of Christianity. Catalogued here is a diverse and fascinating range of antiquities: reliefs, inscriptions, sarcophagi, sculpture, manuscript illuminations, gold-glass, gems, ivories, lamps, metalwork and 'instruments of martyrdom'. The drawings were mainly collected by Carlo Antonio dal Pozzo, Cassiano's brother, in the later seventeeth century and include some of the finest examples of archaeological draughtsmanship of the period.
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