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Secular sacred : 11th-16th century works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Author: Nancy Netzer; McMullen Museum of Art.; Boston Public Library.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Publisher: Chestnut Hill, MA : McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
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Studies nearly 100 works from the vast collections of the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to determine the multiple ways that medieval and early modern objects communicated  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Secular sacred.
Chestnut Hill, MA : McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607787405
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Netzer; McMullen Museum of Art.; Boston Public Library.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
ISBN: 1892850109 9781892850102
OCLC Number: 64279646
Notes: Issued in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, held at the McMullen Museum of Art, Feb. 19-June 4, 2006.
Description: 119 p., 96 p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Secular and sacred objects from the Middle Ages: illuminating the history of classification / Nancy Netzer --
Fierce lions, clever foxes, diabolical dragons: animals tell tales in medieval arts and letters / Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner --
Scrolling through history: La Chronique universelle, Boston Public Library Ms. Pb Med. 32 / Lisa Fagin Davis --
The two swords: secular magistracy and sacred ministry in Medieval and Renaissance art / Earle A. Havens --
Mary as model: the sacred becomes secular in Medieval art / Patricia DeLeeuw --
The nuns of the Ronceray d'Angers and their tapestries of the Eucharist / Virginia Reinburg --
Marking time: the lives of the young in fifteenth-century Tuscany / Laurie Shepard --
In vogue in fifteenth-century Florence: the material culture of marriage / Stephanie C. Leone --
Illustrated religious books / Virginia Reinburg --
Kidnapping the gospels / M.J. Connolly --
Avarice, money and Judgment Day / Pamela Berger --
Status, sanctity, and silk in late Anglo-Saxon England / Robin Fleming --
From secular to sacred: Islamic art in Christian contexts / Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom.
Other Titles: 11th-16th century works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Netzer.
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