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The Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 415

The Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts

A full and provocative reappraisal of the Bayeux "Tapestry", its origins, design and patronage.

The Four Modes of Seeing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 610

The Four Modes of Seeing

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-07-05
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Borrowing its title from Madeline Harrison Caviness's influential work on the modes of seeing articulated by the twelfth-century cleric Richard of Saint Victor, this interdisciplinary collection brings together the work of thirty scholars from England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States. Each author has contributed an original article that engages with ideas formulated in Caviness's wide-ranging scholarship. The historiographic introduction discusses themes in Caviness's publications and their importance for art historical and medieval studies today. The book's thematic matrix groups together essays concerned with: The Material Object, Documentary Reconstruction, Post...

The Early Stained Glass of Troyes Cathedral
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 350

The Early Stained Glass of Troyes Cathedral

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1986
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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A Feast for the Eyes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 121

A Feast for the Eyes

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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A Companion to Medieval Art
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 704

A Companion to Medieval Art

  • Categories: Art

A Companion to Medieval Art brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe. Brings together cutting-edge scholarship devoted to the Romanesque and Gothic traditions in Northern Europe. Contains over 30 original theoretical, historical, and historiographic essays by renowned and emergent scholars. Covers the vibrancy of medieval art from both thematic and sub-disciplinary perspectives. Features an international and ambitious range - from reception, Gregory the Great, collecting, and pilgrimage art, to gender, patronage, the marginal, spolia, and manuscript illumination.

The Legend of Charlemagne in the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 175

The Legend of Charlemagne in the Middle Ages

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-09-29
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  • Publisher: Springer

This interdisciplinary collection uses the legend of Charlemagne to explore larger themes in the European Middle Ages, such as crusading, conceptions of kingship, and apocalyptic expectation.

Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 410

Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages

  • Categories: Art

Medieval Art and Architecture after the Middle Ages explores the endurance of and nostalgia for medieval monuments through their reception in later periods, specifically illuminating the myriad ways in which tangible and imaginary artifacts of the Middle Ages have served to articulate contemporary aspirations and anxieties. The essays in this interdisciplinary collection examine the afterlife of medieval works through their preservation, restoration, appropriation, and commodification in America, Great Britain, and across Europe from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. From the evocation of metaphors and tropes, to monumental projects of restoration and recreation—medieval visual cultu...

The Bayeux Tapestry
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

The Bayeux Tapestry

  • Categories: Art
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009
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  • Publisher: Unknown

New approaches to what is arguably the most famous artefact from the Middle Ages.