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The art of the Franciscan Order in Italy [electronic resource] / edited by William R. Cook.

Contributor(s): Cook, William R. (William Robert), 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medieval Franciscans: v. 1.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 297 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9004131671 (alk. paper); 9789004131675 (alk. paper); 9781429426862 (electronic bk.); 1429426861 (electronic bk.); 1433704102 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9781433704109 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Franciscan art -- Italy | Christian art and symbolism -- Italy -- Medieval, 500-1500 | Art franciscain -- Italie | Symbolisme chr�etiens -- Italie | Art chr�etien -- Italie | ART -- Subjects & Themes -- Religious | Religieuze kunst | Franciscanen | Franziskaner | Christliche Kunst | ItalienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy.DDC classification: 704.9/4863 Other classification: 20.30 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
'In loco tutissimo et firmissimo' / Donal Cooper -- Pilgrim's progress / Janet Robson -- Prophecy in stone / Daniel T. Michaels -- Cimabue at Assisi / Marilyn Aronberg Lavin -- Date of the St. Francis cycle in the upper church of San Francesco at Assisi / Thomas de Wesselow -- Beholder as witness / Beth A. Mulvaney -- 'I speak no yet of proof' / Ronald B. Herzman -- Representation of posthumous miracles of St. Francis of Assisi in thriteenth-century italian painting / Gregory W. Ahlquist and William R. Cook -- Cooperation and conflict / Nancy M. Thompson.
Summary: "This volume of essays, by a group of scholars from the United States and Great Britain, presents a panoramic look at the study of Franciscan art in late medieval and early Renaissance Italy.Summary: In addition to being important case studies, the articles suggest a range of methodologies and interdisciplinary perspectives on important works of art. Senior scholars who have worked in the field for decades are joined by a new generation of researchers in the field.Summary: New studies of the Basilica in Assisi as well as innovative looks at early panel paintings and Franciscan stained glass are included.Summary: Those who study the Franciscan tradition as well as art historians, historians, literary critics, and theologians will find the studies relevant to their work."--Jacket.
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'In loco tutissimo et firmissimo' / Donal Cooper -- Pilgrim's progress / Janet Robson -- Prophecy in stone / Daniel T. Michaels -- Cimabue at Assisi / Marilyn Aronberg Lavin -- Date of the St. Francis cycle in the upper church of San Francesco at Assisi / Thomas de Wesselow -- Beholder as witness / Beth A. Mulvaney -- 'I speak no yet of proof' / Ronald B. Herzman -- Representation of posthumous miracles of St. Francis of Assisi in thriteenth-century italian painting / Gregory W. Ahlquist and William R. Cook -- Cooperation and conflict / Nancy M. Thompson.

"This volume of essays, by a group of scholars from the United States and Great Britain, presents a panoramic look at the study of Franciscan art in late medieval and early Renaissance Italy.

In addition to being important case studies, the articles suggest a range of methodologies and interdisciplinary perspectives on important works of art. Senior scholars who have worked in the field for decades are joined by a new generation of researchers in the field.

New studies of the Basilica in Assisi as well as innovative looks at early panel paintings and Franciscan stained glass are included.

Those who study the Franciscan tradition as well as art historians, historians, literary critics, and theologians will find the studies relevant to their work."--Jacket.

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