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History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art c 500 CE to c 1400 books

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Animal A Beastly Compendium by Valerie Sueur-Hermel, Remi Mathis Animal A Beastly Compendium
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First published in France under the title Animal A 2014, Bibliothaeque nationale de France.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Illuminated Manuscripts by Richard Hayman Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated manuscripts are among the most beautiful, precious and mysterious works of Western art. Before the printing press was invented, books were produced by hand and their illustration using brightly coloured pigments and gold embellishments was a labour of love...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Toledo Cathedral Building Histories in Medieval Castile by Tom Nickson Toledo Cathedral Building Histories in Medieval Castile


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass by S. Fogg Medieval and Renaissance Stained Glass


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

The Ormesby Psalter Patrons and Artists in Medieval East Anglia by Frederica C. E. Law-Turner The Ormesby Psalter Patrons and Artists in Medieval East Anglia

The Ormesby Psalter is perhaps the most magnificent yet enigmatic of the great Gothic psalters produced in East Anglia in the first half of the fourteenth century. This richly illustrated book casts an entirely new light on its history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2017

St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England by Kristen (Associate Curator, Department of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Museum) Collins St. Albans and the Markyate Psalter Seeing and Reading in Twelfth-Century England
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Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Images-Within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350) Reality and Reflexivity by Dr. Peter Bokody Images-Within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350) Reality and Reflexivity

The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Theophilus and the Theory and Practice of Medieval Art by Heidi C. Gearhart Theophilus and the Theory and Practice of Medieval Art


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

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13th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 13th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

12th Century Colour Palettes by Patricia Railing 12th Century Colour Palettes


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Mosaics in the Medieval World From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century by Liz (University of Sussex) James Mosaics in the Medieval World From Late Antiquity to the Fifteenth Century

In this book, Liz James offers a comprehensive history of wall mosaics produced in the European and Islamic middle ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art by Beth Williamson Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261-1352 Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art

This was first published in 2000: Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath by Natalia B. Teteriatnikov Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts by Sophie Page Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

From simple charms to complex and subversive rituals to summon demons, diverse forms of magic were practiced in the Middle Ages. With numerous fascinating illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval collection, Magic in Medieval Manuscripts explores the place of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts by Sophie Page Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts

Astrology in Medieval Manuscripts explores the dazzling complexity of western medieval astrology and its place in society, as revealed by a wealth of illustrated manuscripts from the British Library's rich medieval collection.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculpture Representations from France, c.1100-1500 by Marian Bleeke Motherhood and Meaning in Medieval Sculpture Representations from France, c.1100-1500

An examination of women as mothers in medieval French sculpture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book by Michelle P. Brown Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book

Examinations of the use of diagrams, symbols etc. found as commentary in medieval texts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Persian Art Image-Making in Eurasia by Yuka Kadoi Persian Art Image-Making in Eurasia

An insightful picture of the expansion of Persian visual culture across wide swathes of Asia, from the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

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The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe Making, Meaning, Preserving by Spike Bucklow The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe Making, Meaning, Preserving

Fresh examinations of one of the most important church furnishings of the middle ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2017

The Theophilus Legend in Medieval Text and Image by Jerry Root The Theophilus Legend in Medieval Text and Image

An investigation of the depiction of the story of Theophilus in both its original texts, and images.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/04/2017

Visions of the End in Medieval Spain Catalogue of Illustrated Beatus Commentaries on the Apocalypse and Study of the Geneva Beatus by John Williams, Therese Martin Visions of the End in Medieval Spain Catalogue of Illustrated Beatus Commentaries on the Apocalypse and Study of the Geneva Beatus
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This is the first study to bring together all twenty-nine extant copies of the medieval Commentary on the Apocalypse, which was originally written by Spanish monk Beatus of Liebana.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

Postcolonising the Medieval Image by Eva Frojmovic Postcolonising the Medieval Image

Postcolonial theories have transformed literary, historical and cultural studies over the past three decades. Yet the study of medieval art and visualities has, in general, remained Eurocentric in its canon and conservative in its approaches. 'Postcolonising', as the eleven essays...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France Appearance, Materials, and Significance by Janet E. Snyder Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France Appearance, Materials, and Significance

Richly illustrated, Early Gothic Column-Figure Sculpture in France is a comprehensive investigation of church portal sculpture installed between the 1130s and the 1170s. At more than twenty great churches, beginning at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis and extending around Paris...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2017

Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art by Benjamin Anderson Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art

In the rapidly changing world of the early Middle Ages, depictions of the cosmos represented a consistent point of reference across the three dominant states-the Frankish, Byzantine, and Islamic Empires. As these empires diverged from their Greco-Roman roots between 700...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/03/2017

Becker Medieval Art and Treasures of the Renaissance by Carsten-Peter Warncke Becker Medieval Art and Treasures of the Renaissance

Printed treasure trove: Eight centuries of decorative artsWhen Kunstwerke und Gerathschaften des Mittelalters und der Renaissance (1852-1863) was published, what purchasers in fact bought was a printed museum. With 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings, the publication gives a comprehensive overview of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/02/2017

Wang Wei by Encyclopaedia Universalis Wang Wei

Partez a la decouverte de Wang Wei avec ce Grand Article Universalis !Choye par la noblesse, il est poete de cour. Laureat des concours imperiaux et haut fonctionnaire, il est poete lettre. Cependant, hors de la capitale, il amenage une...
Format: eBook - Released: 13/02/2017

Art and Nature in the Middle Ages by Michel Pastoureau, Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, Michel Zink Art and Nature in the Middle Ages
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Published in conjunction with the exhibition Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, in cooperation with the Musaee de Cluny in Paris, and presented in Dallas from December 4, 2016, to March 19,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/02/2017

A Saving Science Capturing the Heavens in Carolingian Manuscripts by Eric M. Ramirez-Weaver A Saving Science Capturing the Heavens in Carolingian Manuscripts


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

Four Modes of Seeing Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness by Evelyn Staudinger Lane Four Modes of Seeing Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness

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...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 15/11/2016

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