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Art and Faith in the Venetian World
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: William Barcham, Catherine R. Puglisi
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-30 - Publisher: Harvey Miller

A study of Christ as Man of Sorrows in the Venetian world from the late Medieval through the Baroque era. Art and Faith in Venice is the first study of the Man of Sorrows in the art and culture of Venice and her dominions across three centuries. A subject imbued
The Performance of Sculpture in Renaissance Venice
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Lorenzo G. Buonanno
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This study reveals the broad material, devotional, and cultural implications of sculpture in Renaissance Venice. Examining a wide range of sources—the era’s art-theoretical and devotional literature, guidebooks and travel diaries, and artworks in various media—Lorenzo Buonanno recovers the sculptural values permeating a city most famous for its painting. The book
Hell in the Byzantine World
Language: en
Authors: Angeliki Lymberopoulou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The imagery of Hell, the Christian account of the permanent destinations of the human soul after death, has fascinated people over the centuries since the emergence of the Christian faith. These landmark volumes provide the first large-scale investigation of this imagery found across the Byzantine and post-Byzantine world. Particular emphasis
The Renaissance, English Cultural Nationalism, and Modernism, 1860–1920
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: L. Hinojosa
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-26 - Publisher: Springer

Contextualising the emergence of literary and aesthetic modernism and cultural nationalism within the popularity of the Renaissance, this volume offers new insights into high and low culture, as well as historical periodization.
Gender, Otherness, and Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Art
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Carlee A. Bradbury, Michelle Moseley-Christian
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-29 - Publisher: Springer

This collection examines gender and Otherness as tools to understand medieval and early modern art as products of their social environments. The essays, uniting up-and-coming and established scholars, explore both iconographic and stylistic similarities deployed to construct gender identity. The text analyzes a vast array of medieval artworks, including Dieric