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The Medieval World free pdf The Medieval World presents some of the most important aspects of medieval art, through nearly 150 objects from one of the richest collections of medieval art in the United States, the Walters Art Museum. It features superb examples of sculpture and carvings, metal and enamel work, stained glass, jewellery and illuminated manuscripts, ranging in date from the Romanesque and early Byzantine period to the late Gothic and early Renaissance period. Divided into thematic chapters, such as the classical tradition and artistic process in the Middle Ages, the concept of space and heaven, saints and relics, and earthly possessions, each of these is generously illustrated with artworks, special feature boxes, details and other comparative images. A wonderfully written and illustrated introduction to the subject of Medieval art and society, The Medieval World also features an extensive checklist, bibliography and index.

About Martina Bagnoli

Martina Bagnoli is the Robert and Nancy Hall associate curator and head of the department of Medieval Art at the Walters Art Museum. Her most recent publication is Prayers in Code: Books of Hours from Renaissance France (2009). Kathryn B. Gerry is Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow in the department of Medieval Art, the Walters Art Museum. She is the co-author of the exhibition catalogue Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe (2010).

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Author : Martina Bagnoli
Publisher : D Giles Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2011
ISBN : 1904832962
EAN : 9781904832966
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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