Cavallo, Adolph S.
Unicorn tapestries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
New York : The Museum : H.N. Abrams, 1998
Adolph S Cavallo; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
|ISBN:||0870998684 9780870998683 0870998692 9780870998690 0810939479 9780810939479 0300106300 9780300106305|
|描述：||128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm|
Tales of the unicorn: a new look at the Unicorn Tapestries --
History of the tapestries --
The unicorn: what it was and when it thrived --
The three hunts of the unicorn --
The tapestries as works of art and how they were made --
An appreciation --
Appendix I: Flora in the Unicorn Tapestries --
Appendix II: Fauna in the Unicorn Tapestries.
|責任：||Adolfo Salvatore Cavallo.|
Among the most popular attractions at The Cloisters, the medieval branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is a set of tapestries depicting the hunt of the fabled unicorn. Each of the seven exquisite tapestries is reproduced in large colorplates and with a wealth of color details. Created in the Netherlands in 1495-1505, they contain supremely memorable images - from the vulnerable unicorn and the individualized faces of the hunters to the naturalistically depicted flora and fauna. The author also looks at the construction of the tapestries and the historical and cultural context in which they were woven.
- Hunt of the unicorn.
- Tapestry, Gothic -- France.
- Art and mythology.
- Unicorns in art.
- Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Themes, motives.
- Cloisters (Museum)
- Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval -- Themes, motives.
- Christian art and symbolism -- Themes, motives.
- Tapestry, Gothic.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art.