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Larousse encyclopedia of Byzantine and medieval art.

Author: René Huyghe
Publisher: New York, Prometheus Press [1963]
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Lavishly illustrated volume spanning the period from the earliest Christian art to the age of the great Gothic cathedrals.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Huyghe
OCLC Number: 510288
Language Note: "Translated by Dennis Gilbert, Ilse Schreier and Wendela Schurmann from [v. 2 of] the French original: L'art et l'homme."
Notes: At head of title: Art and mankind.
"Translated by Dennis Gilbert, Ilse Schreier and Wendela Schurmann from [v. 2 of] the French original: L'art et l'homme."
Description: 416 pages illustrations, color plates, portraits, maps, plans 30 cm
Contents: The first centuries of the Christian era. Art forms and society / René Huyghe ; Christian art from the catacombs to Byzantium / Henri Stern ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot ; Persian art in Parthian and Sassanian times / Roman Ghirshman ; Historical summary / Jeannine Auboyer ; Egypt and Coptic art / Etienne Drioton ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot ; Christian art in Ireland and Northumbria / René Huyghe ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot and René Huyghe ; A late school: Ethiopia / Wilhelm Staude ; Historical summary / Wilhelm Staude --
The great invasions and the fall of Byzantium. Art forms and society / René Huyghe ; The barbarian invasions and the early Middle Ages / Raymond Lantier ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot ; The Vikings / Ole Klindt-Jensen ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot ; Islam and Mohammedan art / Gaston Wiet ; Historical summary / Sophie Essad-Arseven ; The later Byzantine empire / Sirarpie Der Nersessian ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot --
The development of Oriental art. Art forms and society / Philippe Stern ; The climax of Indian art / Jeannine Auboyer ; Historical summary / Jeannine Auboyer ; China during the Sung and Yuan dynasties / Madeleine Paul-David ; Historical summary / Madeleine Paul-David ; Korea and Japan / Madeleine Paul-David ; Historical summary / Madeleine Paul-David --
The flowering of Medieval art in the West. Art forms and society / René Huyghe ; Art of the early Middle Ages / Jean Hubert ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot, Evelyn King and Lydie Huyghe ; Romanesque art / Jean Hubert ; Historical summary / Josèphe Jacquiot and Evelyn King --
The Gothic Middle Ages. Art forms and society / René Huyghe ; The origins and development of Gothic art / Marcel Aubert ; The maturity and the spread of Gothic art / Lewis Grodecki ; Contacts with the Near East / Paul Deschamps ; Historical summary / Lydie Huyghe, Adeline Hulftegger and Evelyn King.
Other Titles: Art and mankind.
Art et l'homme.

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Lavishly illustrated volume spanning the period from the earliest Christian art to the age of the great Gothic cathedrals.

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