On Divers Arts by Theophilus
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On Divers Arts
By Theophilus

On Divers Arts

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On Divers Arts by Theophilus

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First printed in the 12th century, here is the earliest treatise on the arts written by a practicing artist. Offering an essential understanding of pre-Renaissance art and technology, the Benedictine author details pigments, glass blowing, stained glass, gold and silver work, and more - information of great importance to craftsmen and historians of art and science. Includes 34 illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486237848
ISBN-10: 0486237842
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 163mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 2-Jun-1980
Country of Publication: United States

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Edited with a facing-page translation by C.R. Dodwell, this treatise is of great interest as the only known treatise of the Middle Ages to describe all the major arts. The original manuscript has not survived, but Professor Dodwell's reconstruction is considered definitive.

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