Religious art in France, the twelfth century
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Religious art in France, the twelfth century a study of the origins of medieval iconography by MaМ‚le, EМЃmile

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • France.


  • Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500,
  • Art, Romanesque -- France,
  • Art, French

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Edition Notes

StatementÉmile Mâle.
SeriesBollingen series ;, 90:1, His Studies in religious iconography
LC ClassificationsN7949.A1 M3413
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 575 p. ;
Number of Pages575
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5293455M
ISBN 10069109912X
LC Control Number72014029

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Religious Art from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century Emile Mâle; Edited by Religious Art is, to this reviewer's mind, a unique achievement, such as perhaps only French scholarship could have produced There is a mellowness and wisdom in this book which demonstrate impressively what art history could mean to the general public.   Religious art in France, 13 century by Emile Mâle, , Dent edition, in English - 3d ed. [rev. and enl.]Pages: Studies in Religious Iconography: Religious Art in France, Volume 1: The Twelfth Century: A Study of the Origins of Medieval Iconography: Mâle, Emile, Bober, Harry: Books - (2). Religious Art from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century Paperback – February 1, by Emile Mâle (Author), Harry Bober (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratingsCited by:

About this Item: Princeton / Bollingen, Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. pp. Large over sized heavy black cloth hardback with DJ, VG, This Volume Only, index, illustration list, b&w illustrations, Includes: French iconography and Italian art, Art and the religious theater, Religious art expresses new feelings, Pathos, Human tenderness, New aspects of. Buy Studies in Religious Iconography: Religious Art in France: The Twelfth Century - A Study of the Origins of Medieval Iconography No. 1 (Bollingen Series (General)) by Mâle, Emile, Bober, Harry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. The book was hailed by Bernard Berenson as "the most illuminating, the most informing and the most penetrating book on the subject." Focusing on the 13th century as the apotheosis of the medieval style, Mâle, a noted art historian, explains that the decorative features of French cathedrals served as testimonials of religious faith. After Hueher Prophets (Amiens) " (Reims) Psychomachia (Aulnay, twelfth century) Quadriga of Aminadab, The symbolic (medallion in a window at St. Denis) Resurrection and the Coronation of the Virgin, The (window, Notre Dame at Paris) " .

France - France - Religious and cultural life: The Christian church was badly disrupted by the invasions of the s and early s as well as by the rise of the local strongmen that accompanied the invasions. In Normandy five successive bishops of Coutances resided at Rouen, far from their war-torn district, which had converted to paganism under the Vikings. Bayeux Tapestry (Journey to Normany --Scene 1) ~ Example of non-religious art A little before our time and technically thought to be created in England, not France Depicts battles leading to William the Duke of Normandy's conquest of England Uses symbols and images to convey. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Religious art: from the twelfth to the eighteenth century Item Preview remove-circle from the twelfth to the eighteenth century by Mâle, Emile, Publication date Religious Art of the Twelfth Century. Origins -- The influence of litergical drama -- The influence of Saint -Denis and of Suger art and the saints -- The pilgrimages: the Italian roads -- The pilgrimages: French and Spanish roads -- The world and nature -- The storied doorways of the twelfth century -- Religious Art of the Thriteenth Century.