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In the history of western art perhaps no commission was more important or challenging than the depiction of the saints. Popes, emperors, noblemen, and patricians sought the talents of the most revered artists of their time to adorn their churches, monasteries, and homes with these potent images. Now in an appealing combination of religious art and history this unique volume brings together 150 illustrations of both beloved and little-known saints. Arranged according to the festival dates in the Christian Calendar, The World of the Saints features vibrant reproductionsby such artists as van Eyck, Fra Angelico, Drer, Raphael, Leonardo,

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ISBN:
9783791333182
Author:
Wolf, Norbert
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Religious
Subject:
History : General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
April 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
215
Dimensions:
12.04x9.80x.90 in. 3.38 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In the history of western art perhaps no commission was more important or challenging than the depiction of the saints. Popes, emperors, noblemen, and patricians sought the talents of the most revered artists of their time to adorn their churches, monasteries, and homes with these potent images. Now in an appealing combination of religious art and history this unique volume brings together 150 illustrations of both beloved and little-known saints. Arranged according to the festival dates in the Christian Calendar, The World of the Saints features vibrant reproductionsby such artists as van Eyck, Fra Angelico, Drer, Raphael, Leonardo,
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