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Angels and Demons in Art (Guide to Imagery)
Angels and Demons in Art (Guide to Imagery)
by Rosa Zuffi Giorgi
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This sumptuously illustrated volume analyzes artists' representations of angels and demons and heaven and hell from the Judeo-Christian tradition and describes how these artistic portrayals evolved over time. As with other books in the Guide to Imagery... (read more)

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Bestiary: Being an English Version of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Bodley 764
Bestiary: Being an English Version of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Bodley 764
by Richard Barber
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A delightful translation of one of the finest, and most beautiful, examples of a medieval Bestiary.... (read more)

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Christian Art
Christian Art
by Rowena Loverance
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Palm mats and pilgrim tokens, manuscript illuminations and church frescoes, gold and enamel reliquaries and papier-mâché figurines, Russian icons and Mexican murals: What makes these works of art Christian? And what, as such, distinguishes them from... (read more)

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Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards
Patron Saints: A Feast of Holy Cards
by Barbara Calamari
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This wonderful new compilation of devotional art, brought to you by the authors of "Holy Cards," combines the collectible, portable charm of holy cards with the humanistic appeal of saints. From the thousands of Catholic saints, authors Barbara... (read more)

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The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (Leather-Bound, Slipcased)
The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (Leather-Bound, Slipcased)
by Jean Longon
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One of the miracles of art history. "The book is a work of astonishing beauty. Its yellowing vellum pages of handwritten text are exquisitely decorated with illuminated capitals and tiny brightly colored miniatures of religious subjects and scenes from... (read more)

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Alpha and Omega: Visions of the Millennium
Alpha and Omega: Visions of the Millennium
by J Paul Getty Museum
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One of the most definitive visions of a new age is described in the Revelation of St. John the Divine, from which the title of this beautiful volume is taken: "I was in the Spirit of the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet... (read more)

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Introduction to Manuscript Studies
Introduction to Manuscript Studies
by Raymond Clemens
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Heavily illustrated with color plates of manuscript pages and details, this oversized volume (9x12") contains an thorough presentation of the study of medieval manuscripts that will be of use to medievalists as well as their students. The process of... (read more)

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Icons or Portraits: Images of Jesus and Mary
Icons or Portraits: Images of Jesus and Mary
by Ena Heller
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Heller traces the artistic tradition of picturing Jesus and Mary, analyzing how incongraphic types gained acceptance over time.... (read more)

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The Face of Jesus
The Face of Jesus
by Edward Lucie Smith
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The most iconic face in art over the past 2,000 years has been that of Jesus. As the central figure in Christianity, he has been a source of comfort and support to followers around the world. In The Face of Jesus, art historian Edward Lucie-Smith traces... (read more)

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The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin
The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin
by Bernard Meehan
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The Book of Kells is a masterpiece of medieval art--a brilliantly decorated version of the four Gospels with full-page depictions of Christ, the Virgin and the Evangelists as well as a wealth of smaller decorative painting. The strange imagination... (read more)

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The Lindisfarne Gospels
The Lindisfarne Gospels
by Janet Backhouse
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94) and index.... (read more)

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Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
by Pia Palladino
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This book presents one of the finest private collections of Italian manuscripts ever assembled after the First World War. Comparable only to the legendary Cini Collection in Venice, it was formed by Robert Lehman to complement his father's holdings of... (read more)

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The Book of Kells
The Book of Kells
by Blanche Cirker
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Painstakingly reproduced from a rare facsimile edition, this volume contains full-page decorations, portraits, illustrations, plus a sampling of textual leaves with exquisite calligraphy and ornamentation. The 32 full-color illustrations include the... (read more)

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The mystery of love :saints in art through the centuries
The mystery of love :saints in art through the centuries
by Wendy Beckett
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Sister Wendy Beckett is a Carmelite nun and the popular host of a variety of BBC television series, including Sister Wendy's Odyssey,Sister Wendy's Grand tour, and The Story of Painting. She is rapidly becoming familiar to American audiences through her... (read more)

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Art of the Creche: Nativities from Around the World
Art of the Creche: Nativities from Around the World
by James L Govan
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One of the most enduring and universal Christmas customs is the representation of the story of Christ's birth in the form of a creche, or nativity scene. Art of the Creche conveys the worldwide appeal of this tradition, explored through over 100 exquiste... (read more)

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The World of the Saints
The World of the Saints
by Norbert Wolf
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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... (read more)

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Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Beth Williamson
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This Very Short Introduction decodes the key themes, signs, and symbols found in Christian art: the Eucharist, the image of the Crucifixion, the Virgin Mary, the Saints, Old and New Testament narrative imagery, and iconography. It also explores the... (read more)

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Saints: A Year in Faith and Art
Saints: A Year in Faith and Art
by Rosa Giorgi
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This richly illustrated, unique volume portrays more than 375 Catholic saints, arranged by the days of the year on which each beatified figure is honored. The images range from world-famous works of art by such masters as Caravaggio, Rubens, Velázquez... (read more)

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One Hundred Miracles
One Hundred Miracles
by Christop Calderhead
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From Jesus' dramatic raising of Lazarus to Saint Francis' courageous taming of the wolf of Gubbio, miracle stories pepper the pages of our greatest and oldest religious texts. These tales blend history and legend to express a deep human desire: To see... (read more)

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The Hours of Henry VIII: A Renaissance Masterpiece by Jean Poyet
The Hours of Henry VIII: A Renaissance Masterpiece by Jean Poyet
by Roger S Wieck
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Created around 1500 for the royal court of France by Jean Poyet, this Book of Hours is one of the most magnificent of its period. Includes fifty-five hand-painted color images. All major works by Poyet are discussed and illustrated.... (read more)

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