Item description for Spanische Buchmalerei Des Mittelalters by Mireille Mentre...
The unique historical conditions of Christian Spain under Arab reign around the year 1000 are the background for a special development in the arts of the region. This Mozarabic art, especially the book art is considered exceptional in its forms, themes and colors. The author describes the origin, character and meaning of this art and illustrates her statements with a large number of pictures, that show the expressivity of this book illumination in its full range.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.1" Width: 9.3" Height: 1" Weight: 4 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2006
Publisher Reichert Verlag
ISBN 3895001961 ISBN13 9783895001963
Availability 0 units.
More About Mireille Mentre
Mireille Montre has been professor at the Sorbonne, University of Paris in the art history and history of religion departments, where she is currently director of the Biblical Iconography Seminary. She is also a member of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and has been awarded the Raoul Duseigneur Prize by the French Institute.