Saints in Art

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  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Pages : 383 pages
  • ISBN : 9780892367177
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Saints in Art

Saints in Art
  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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"From Agatha to Zeno, this book presents the images and attributes of more than one hundred saints, those most frequently encountered in sacred art, history and legend, tradition and devotional literature. Lavishly illustrated, this book introduces the saints with their identifying attributes, notes on their lives and martyrdoms, and visual references that make it easy to identify their characters and legends and the forms of worship for each."--BOOK JACKET.

Saints and Their Symbols

Saints and Their Symbols
  • Author : Fernando Lanzi,Gioia Lanzi
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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"Saints and their Symbols" is a guide for recognizing and understanding the saints, explaining why so many of the saints appear in images with Jesus and the Virgin Mary yet remain unnamed, which symbols are associated with each saint, and what their roles were in Christian salvation. With 265 full-color images and biographical information about the saints, this is a work of popular religious culture and anthropology.Liturgical Press

Saints in Art

Saints in Art
  • Author : Clara Erskine Clement Waters
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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This superb book, originally published in 1899, has been completely reset for this new edition. Whether it be at the Louvre or a thousand museums, churches or shrines, visitors cannot escape being struck by the presence of the saints in the pictures. But why are they there and what does the presence of this or that saint mean to the viewer? What was the artist attempting to convey? Ms. Clement brings to life both historical and devotional pictures, explaining what the

Saints

Saints
  • Author : Rosa Giorgi
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release : 01 September 2006
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Portrays more than 375 Catholic saints, arranged by the days of the year on which each is honored. The images range from world-famous works of art by such masters as Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez, and El Greco to more modern and lesser-known depictions. Author Giorgi has chosen up to three saints for each day of the year and has composed a brief accompanying description of each, including etymology of names, historical background, and patronage. Encompassing angels and abbots, mystics and martyrs, priests

The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition

The Warrior Saints in Byzantine Art and Tradition
  • Author : Christopher Walter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2016
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Christopher Walter's study of the cult and iconography of Byzantine warrior saints - George, Demetrius, the two Theodores, and dozens more - is at once encyclopaedic and interpretative, and the first comprehensive study of the subject. The author delineates their origins and development as a distinctive category of saint, showing that in its definitive form this coincides with the apogee of the Byzantine empire in the 10th-11th centuries. He establishes a repertory, particularly of their commemorations in synaxaries and

The Saints in Art

The Saints in Art
  • Author : Tabor Margaret Emma
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics
  • Release : 16 October 2018
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to

Sacred Art

Sacred Art
  • Author : HENRY GLASSIE,PRAVINA SHUKLA
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 20 November 2017
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Sacred art flourishes today in northeastern Brazil, where European and African religious traditions have intersected for centuries. Professional artists create images of both the Catholic saints and the African gods of Candomblé to meet the needs of a vast market of believers and art collectors. Over the past decade, Henry Glassie and Pravina Shukla conducted intense research in the states of Bahia and Pernambuco, interviewing the artists at length, photographing their processes and products, attending Catholic and Candomblé services, and

The Celebration of the Saints in Byzantine Art and Liturgy

The Celebration of the Saints in Byzantine Art and Liturgy
  • Author : NANCY P. SEVCENKO
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 June 2020
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"The studies in this volume all deal with images and texts that relate to the veneration of the saints in Byzantium after the 9th century. Some papers are devoted to the church calendar and the annual commemorations of hundreds of saints through liturgical poetry and sequences of isolated images in fresco, icon painting and illuminated manuscripts. Others are concerned with the longer and rarer, narrative cycles devoted to the life of a single saint, cycles found mainly in fresco and

Lives and Legends of the Saints

Lives and Legends of the Saints
  • Author : Carole Armstrong
  • Publisher : White Lion Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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The lives of over 20 saints and the rich spiritual symbolism surrounding them are explored in this beautiful book. The straightforward text is illustrated with reproductions of great paintings from around the world, making this beautiful book perfect for children and their families. An index of the paintings and a calendar of saint's days are included.