Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 1: Studies in Late Antique and Byzantine Art [Hardback]

Ernst Kitzinger (Author)

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ISBN: 9781899828432 | Published by: Pindar Press | Year of Publication: 2001 | Language: English 630p, 386 illus




Studies in Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Western Art, Volume 1

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This is the first of two volumes that contains all of Professor Kitzinger's major essays on the art of Late Antiquity, accompanied by a new preface and a comprehensive index. The volume is divided into two sections; the first on Late Antique art includes: The story of Joseph on a Coptic textile; Notes on Coptic sculpture; Studies on late antique and Byzantine floor mosaics, including examples in Antioch and Bethlehem; The Cleveland marbles; Christian imagery and many more. The second section on Byzantine art includes: The Hellenistic heritage in Byzantine art; Byzantium and the West in the second half of the 12th century; The role of miniature painting in mural decoration; Artistic patronage in early Byzantium, and others.

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