Faces of Power and Piety is the second in the Medieval Imagination series of small, affordable books that draw on manuscript illuminations in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Library. Each volume focuses on a particular theme to provide an accessible introduction to the imagination of the medieval world. The faces featured in this volume include portraits of both illustrious historical figures and celebrated contemporaries. They reveal that medieval artists often disregarded their subject s ...

Faces of Power & Piety 2008, Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892369300

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