The Gothic Screen: Space, Sculpture, and Community in the Cathedrals of France and Germany, CA.1200-1400

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At the heart of Gothic cathedrals, the threshold between nave and sanctuary was marked by the choir screen, a partitioning structure of special complexity, grandeur, and beauty. At once a canopy for altars, a stage for performance, a pedestal for crucifixes and reliquaries, and a ground for spectacular arrays of narrative and iconic sculptures, the choir screen profoundly shaped the spaces of liturgy and social interaction for the diverse communities, both clerical and lay, who shared the church interior. For the first time ...

The Gothic Screen: Space, Sculpture, and Community in the Cathedrals of France and Germany, CA.1200-1400 2017, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781108430760

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The Gothic Screen: Space, Sculpture, and Community in the Cathedrals of France and Germany, ca.1200-1400 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107022959

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