Christian art : a very short introduction

In
  • Oxford University Press - VSI
Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press c2004
Physical description
132 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781429469906 (electronic bk.)
  • 1429469900 (electronic bk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124) and index.
  • Other format: Electronic version also available.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2007. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
  • Source of acquisition: 2005/07/CTD
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction -- The Virgin Mary -- The body of Christ -- The saints -- Images and narrative -- Christian art transformed: the reformation -- Christian art around the turn of the second millennium.
Other names
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  • Original: ; ISBN: 019280328X ; ISBN: 9780192803283
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • This work decodes the key themes, signs and symbols found in Christian art - the Eucharist, the Crucifixion, the Virgin Mary. It also explores the theological and historical background of Christian imagery, from the devotional works of the medieval and Renaissance periods, to the 21st century.

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