"Features an international and ambitious range - from reception, Gregory the Great, collecting, and pilgrimage art, to gender, patronage, the marginal, spolia, and manuscript illumination." Be sure to check out Chapter 12 on monsters!
The late medieval world was marked by a culture of refinement and sophistication. The period's media of choice--paintings, manuscripts, prints, tapestries, embroideries, ivory sculpture, metalwork, and enamels--speak volumes about the pleasures of sensory engagement. Art objects were touched, smelled, tasted,&;and heard, as well as seen.
A must-see for anyone interested in medieval themes in past and present artwork!
-Tour Gothic cathedrals, browse illuminated manuscripts, marvel at medieval technologies depicted in artwork through the ages.
-Includes medieval-influenced jewelry, maps, crafts, and architecture.
The ARTstor Digital Library is an image database featuring works of art and other cultural heritage from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. The library of 2 million images is constantly growing. All images are accompanied by extensive metadata and are rights-cleared for specified educational uses.