The World of the Saints

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In the history of western art perhaps no commission was more important or challenging than the depiction of the saints. Popes, emperors, noblemen, and patricians sought the talents of the most revered artists of their time to adorn their churches, monasteries, and homes with these potent images. Now in an appealing combination of religious art and history this unique volume brings together 150 illustrations of both beloved and little-known saints. Arranged according to the festival dates in the Christian Calendar, The ...

The World of the Saints 2005, Prestel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783791333182

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