Ars Sacra by Peter E. Lasko
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Ars Sacra
By Peter E. Lasko

Ars Sacra

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Ars Sacra by Peter E. Lasko

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The magnificent bronze doors of Hildesheim Cathedral, the ivory, gold, enamelled and bejewelled book covers made to contain superbly illuminated manuscripts, the startling reliquary caskets made in the shape of the part of the body supposed to be contained within them - these and other sacred objects were contained within church treasuries and cloisters in the early Middle Ages in Europe. This book traces the development of these so-called Minor Arts and the major role they played alongside the other pictorial arts and architectural sculpture of the period.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300060485
ISBN-10: 0300060483
Format: Hardback
(293mm x 224mm x 28mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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