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  1. The New Art of the Fifteenth Century

    The New Art of the Fifteenth Century [Hardback]

    Shirley Nielsen Blum (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.99

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9780789211927
    Published by : Abbeville Press
    A fresh look at the early Renaissance, considering Florentine and Netherlandish art as a single phenomenon, at once deeply spiritual and entirely new. Adam and Eve are driven from the Garden of Eden into a rocky landscape, their naked bodies lit b... .... Learn More
  2. Visions of Paradise

    Visions of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece [Paperback]

    Jennifer Sliwka (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.95

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781857095944
    Published by : National Gallery of Art
    Visions of Paradise showcases new scholarly research on the monumental Palmieri Altarpiece by Francesco Botticini (1446-1498). The painting, which depicts the Assumption of the Virgin, was made for the funerary chapel of the Florentine citizen Mat... .... Learn More
  3. Medieval ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915

    Medieval ecclesiastical buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915: Building on the Past [Hardback]

    Niamh NicGhabhann (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781846825088
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    This is the first full-length study of the perception and treatment of Gothic architecture in Ireland in the period between 1789 and 1915. It considers three main areas: the perception of Gothic architecture; the development of a tradition of scho... .... Learn More
  4. Postcards on Parchment

    Postcards on Parchment: The Social Lives of Medieval Books [Hardback]

    Kathryn M. Rudy (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780300209891
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Medieval prayer books held not only the devotions and meditations of Christianity, but also housed, slipped between pages, sundry notes, reminders, and ephemera, such as pilgrims' badges, sworn oaths, and small painted images. Man... .... Learn More
  5. Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine

    Architettura e Potere in una terra di confine [Paperback]

    Daniele Ferdani (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.00

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    ISBN: 9781407313245
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2680
    Local architectural heritage is an expression of a long-lasting circle of traditions and oral knowledge fostered from one generation to another and revealed through simple or complex architectural realities. It is also a manifestation of economic ... .... Learn More
  6. Painted Glories

    Painted Glories: The Brancacci Chapel in Renaissance Florence [Hardback]

    Nicholas A. Eckstein (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300187663
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In 1440, on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Florence unexpectedly defeated Milanese forces near the town of Anghiari in eastern Tuscany. Nicholas A. Eckstein reveals the impact of this celebrated victory on Florentine public life and how it co... .... Learn More
  7. Touching Objects

    Touching Objects [Hardback]

    Adrian W.B. Randolph (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300204780
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This groundbreaking book spans the fields of art history, material culture, and gender studies in its examination of a range of objects from Italian Renaissance society. Addressing painted and sculpted portraits, marriage and betrothal gifts, and ... .... Learn More
  8. Cistercian Arts

    Cistercian Arts [Hardback]

    Terryl N. Kinder (Editor); Roberto Cassanelli (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9780773544123
    Published by : McGill-Queen's UP
    The phenomenon of the Cistercian Order occupies a key place in the history of Western culture as it grew to dominate reformed European monasticism in the high middle ages. The transition from the Romanesque to Gothic styles occurred in the twelfth... .... Learn More
  9. Make a Joyful Noise

    Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral [Hardback]

    Gary M. Radke (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780300209181
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Florence Cathedral, familiarly called Il Duomo, is an architectural masterpiece and home to celebrated works of art. The interrelationship between the brilliant art and architecture and the Cathedral's musical program is explored in depth in this ... .... Learn More
  10. L’architettura religiosa nella diocesi medievale di Lucca a sud dell’Arno (secoli XI-XIV)

    L’architettura religiosa nella diocesi medievale di Lucca a sud dell’Arno (secoli XI-XIV) [Paperback]

    Francesca Roggi (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £12.00

    ISBN: 9781407313146
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2672
    This study focuses on the architectural landscape of the lower Valdarno area, which formerly belonged to the diocese of Lucca and in the 17th century formed the new diocese of San Miniato. Despite the distance from the Bishop, Lucca managed to kee... .... Learn More

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