Art and the Augustinian Order in Early Renaissance Italy

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Louise Bourdua, Anne Dunlop
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - History - 231 pages
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In art history, the rise of the medicant orders has been cast as the beginning of a new age. The term 'medicant' refers to the Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, Servites and Augustinians. The goal of this book is to examine the 'medicant thesis' by focusing on art in the Augustinian Order in the two centuries following the Great Union.
 

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Contents

Hermits Habits and History The Dress of the Augustinian Hermits
17
The Cappellone at Tolentino
79
Augustine and the New Augustinianism in the Choir Frescoes
99
Santa Monica Venice and the Vivarini
163
St Augustines Ecstasy before the Trinity in the Art of the Hermits
183
Index
229
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Louise Bourdua is Senior Lecturer in the History of Art at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Anne Dunlop is Associate Professor in the Department of History of Art at Yale University, USA.

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