Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century
This classic by a noted art historian focuses on French cathedrals of the 13th century as the apotheosis of the medieval style. Topics include iconography, bestiaries, illustrated calendars, the gospels, secular history, and many other aspects. "The most illuminating, the most informing, and the most penetrating book on the subject." — Bernard Berenson. 190 black-and-white illustrations.
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