Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art by Roger S. Wieck

Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art Author: Roger S. Wieck
eBook Title: Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art
ISBN10: 0807614181
ISBN13: 978-0807614181
Language: English
Publisher: George Braziller; 1 edition (June 1, 1997)
Category: Christian Books & Bibles
Subcategory: Worship & Devotion
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Introduces Books of Hours to general readers, and features examples of illuminated pages from medieval and Renaissance books. Discusses iconography, specific artists, and the role of the books in everyday life, and translates key passages. Includes color examples of illuminated pages from The Pierpont Morgan Library, with explanatory captions. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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