By E.F. van der Grinten, D. Aalders
The angle of medieval males of letters in the direction of plastic arts, structure and utilized artwork has thus far been studied from a basically aesthetic perspective. the reason for this can be discovered, I supply no opinion on it, within the conceptions of the authors who've been publishing in this over the last seventy-five years or within the indisputable fact that so much medieval texts that until eventually lately have been on hand in versions, have been for the larger half works of a theological, mystical or 1 encyclopaedic-theoretical style. anyways, it's an estab lished indisputable fact that those reviews have been dropped at undergo at the texts of a constrained variety of recognized medieval writers, comparable to: Augustine, Isidore of Sevilla, Strabo, Scotus Erigena, Alcuin, Hugh and Richard of S. Victor, Honore of Autun, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas and Vincent of Beauvais. The writings of those authors have been released in huge sequence equivalent to Migne's Patr%gia Latina, the three 1 L. Venturi, Storia della critica d'arte, Turin 1964 (1st ed. Brussels 1938); E. de Bruyne, Etudes d'Esthetique medievale, three vols, Bruges 1946; R. Assunto, l. a. critica d'arte nel pensiero medioevale, Milan 1961; id., Die Theorie des SchOnen im Mittelalter, Cologne 1963; E. F. van der Grinten, Enquiries into the heritage of paintings historic Writing, Amsterdam 1952; L. Grassi, Costruzione della critica d'arte, Rome 1955; C. Barret, "Medieval artwork Criticism," The British magazine of Aesthetics five (1965), 25-36; Encyclopedia of worldwide paintings, vol.
Read or Download Elements of Art Historiography in Medieval Texts: an analytic study PDF
Similar Art History books
To discover additional information approximately Rowman and Littlefield titles, please stopover at www. rowmanlittlefield. com.
Acceptable for one-semester paintings background surveys or historically-focused paintings appreciation periods, A background of Western paintings, 5th version, combines sound scholarship, lavish visuals, and a full of life narrative to supply scholars with an available and fascinating creation to artwork background. concentrating on the Western canon, the textual content provides a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the current.
Saints and Spectacle examines the origins and reception of the center Byzantine application of mosaic ornament. This advanced and colourful procedure of pictures covers the partitions and vaults of church buildings with figures and compositions visible opposed to a stunning gold flooring. The surviving eleventh-century church buildings with their wall and vault mosaics principally intact, Hosios Loukas, Nea Moni and Daphni in Greece, pose the problem of ways, while and the place this complicated and gloriously conceived process used to be created.
In general spiritual in functionality, yet keeping the classicism of Greco-Roman artwork, Byzantine structures and artwork items speak the purity and certainties of the general public face of early Christian paintings. targeting the artwork of Constantinople among 330 and 1453, this e-book probes the underlying reasons and attitudes of the society which produced such wealthy and mild artwork kinds.
Additional info for Elements of Art Historiography in Medieval Texts: an analytic study