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The foundations of Christian art : illustrated

Author: Titus Burckhardt; Michael Oren Fitzgerald
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2006.
Series: Library of perennial philosophy., Sacred art in tradition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Titus Burckhardt was a renowned expert on the art of traditional worlds. This book takes the reader through the history of Christian art, focusing especially upon architecture, iconography, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Burckhardt; Michael Oren Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1933316128 9781933316123
OCLC Number: 62535966
Description: xi, 114 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the sacred art of Christianity --
The role of illuminated manuscripts in Christian art. The heavenly Jerusalem --
The foundations of Christian art. The royal portal of Chartres Cathedral ; Two examples of Christian symbolism ; The portal of St. Gall ; Simone Martini ; The theological message of Russian icons --
The decadence and the renewal of Christian art. Late Renaissance and baroque : "the tragedy of Christian art."
Series Title: Library of perennial philosophy., Sacred art in tradition.
Responsibility: Titus Burckhardt ; edited by Michael Oren Fitzgerald ; foreword by Keith Critchlow.
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