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Adorable Grace free pdf Mary is surely the most frequently depicted woman of all time. This beautifully illustrated study explores the images of Mary othroughout the centuries, from the very first drawings in Roman catacombs to the familiar masterpieces. It looks into the origins of the cult of Mary, discusses the different types of Madonnas, and explains the various scenes of her life and glorification. Adorable Grace will be the definitive book on Mary's place in West European art, from the anonymous miniatures in forgotten choir books to the world-famous masterpieces by della Francesca, van der Weyden, Giotto and others. Content Chapter 1: The origins of the cult of Mary Chapter 2: Mary types Chapter 3: New stories and revisited stories Chapter 4: Siena civitas virginis (Siena, city of the Virgin)

About Christien Oele

Former director of the Rijksmuseum, Henk van Os is now a professor of art and society at the University of Amsterdam. He lectures and teaches regularly in Europe and the US. Christien Oele studied history at the University of Amsterdam and specializes in representations of the female form.

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Author : Christien Oele
Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
Data Published : 01 January 2007
ISBN : 9053566902
EAN : 9789053566909
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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