The Franciscans and Art Patronage in Late Medieval Italy

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In this book, Louise Bourdua examines how Franciscan church decoration developed between 1250 and 1400. Focusing on three important churches - San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, San Lorenzo, Vicenza and Sant'Antonio, Padua - she argues that local Franciscan friars were more interested in their own conception of how artistic programs should work than merely following models for decoration issued from the mother church at Assisi. In addition, lay patrons also had considerable input into the decoration programs. These case studies ...

The Franciscans and Art Patronage in Late Medieval Italy 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521281287

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The Franciscans and Art Patronage in Late Medieval Italy 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521821582

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