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Set in stone : the face in medieval sculpture

Author: Charles T Little; Willibald Sauerländer; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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Features 81 sculpted heads that provide a view of the Middle Ages, from the waning days of the Roman Empire to the dawn of the Renaissance. This book is organized into seven thematic sections,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Set in stone.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607770516
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles T Little; Willibald Sauerländer; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 1588391922 9781588391926 0300117817 9780300117813
OCLC Number: 70176905
Notes: Issued in connection with an exhibition held Sept. 26, 2006-Feb. 18, 2007, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Description: xvi, 222 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Facing the Middle Ages / Charles T. Little --
The fate of the face in medieval art / Willibald Sauerländer --
Iconoclasm : a legacy of violence / Stephen K. Scher --
The limestone project : a scientific detective story / Georgia Wright and Lore L. Holmes --
The stone bible : faith in images / Jacqueline E. Jung --
What are marginalia? / Janetta Rebold Benton --
Sculpting identity / Stephen Perkinson --
Gothic Italy : reflections of antiquity / Christine Verzar and Charles T. Little --
Reliquary busts : "a certain aristocratic eminence" / Barbara Drake Boehm.
Other Titles: Face in medieval sculpture
Responsibility: edited by Charles T. Little ; including an essay by Willibald Sauerländer.
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