The is lexicon is an indispensable tool long awaited by researchers and students so they may better conduct and exchange the results of their research. It is also a guide for all those interested in choir stalls who wish to learn more about the ensembles whose significance still remains complex and mysterious.
The book consists of three sections: an introduction to the history and function of the stalls, a lexicon of terms related to the parts of the stalls that are ornamented with sculpture or paint, and a section on the iconography of the sculpted and painted images.
As with the illustrated bibles of the Middle Ages, this book includes the most beautiful of the works of art which decorate the medieval choir stalls in thirteen Catholic countries of Europe.
The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity offers an innovative overview of a period (c. 300-700 CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of western and Middle Eastern civilizations. This volume ...
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This is a magnificent study of the beautifully crafted Medieval reliquaries that enshrined holy relics, and their wider historical, cultural, political and religious context. It is published in conjunction with Walters Art Museum and the ...
The National Gallery houses one of the most important collections of early Italian paintings outside Italy, including works by Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto and the di Cione brothers. Since these were last catalogued there have been ...
This new volume in the AVISTA series focuses on the study of medieval limestone. As the principal building material in the Middle Ages and a prized medium for architectural sculpture, limestone played a significant role ...
Jousting was for some 500 years the major spectator sport in western Europe. And yet, despite its enormous popularity in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, very little is known about its practicalities. How was ...
L'Art du Moyen Age en France se veut une histoire raisonnée de l'art à cette période ; à côté d'un large panorama patrimonial, il ne néglige ni les zones de contact ni les échanges internationaux. ...