The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy PDF ePub eBook

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The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy free pdf This volume of essays, by a group of scholars from the United States and Great Britain, presents a panoramic look at the study of Franciscan art in late medieval and early Renaissance Italy. In addition to being important case studies, the articles suggest a range of methodologies and interdisciplinary perspectives on important works of art. Senior scholars who have worked in the field for decades are joined by a new generation of researchers in the field. New studies of the Basilica in Assisi as well as innovative looks at early panel paintings and Franciscan stained glass are included. Those who study the Franciscan tradition as well as art historians, historians, literary critics, and theologians will find the studies relevant to their work.

About Roger Cook

William R. Cook, Ph.D. (1971) in History from Cornell University, is Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York, Geneseo. He has published a brief biography of St Francis (Litrugical Press, 1989) as well as two books on early Franciscan art, most recently Images of St Francis of Assisi (Leo S. Olschki, 1999).

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Author : Roger Cook
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 31 July 2005
ISBN : 9004131671
EAN : 9789004131675
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 298 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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