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Artists of the Middle Ages (Artists of an Era) by Leslie Ross

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History - Medieval,
  • Art / General,
  • History - General,
  • Art, Medieval,
  • Artists,
  • Artists, Medieval,
  • Medieval art

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420091M
ISBN 100313319030
ISBN 109780313319037

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The medieval art of the Western world covers a vast scope of time and place, over years of art in Europe, and at times the Middle East and North includes major art movements and periods, national and regional art, genres, revivals, the artists' crafts, and the artists themselves.   People use the phrase “Middle Ages” to describe Europe between the fall of Rome in CE and the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th century. Before the invention of mechanical printing, books were handmade objects, treasured as works of art and as symbols of enduring knowledge. Indeed, in the Middle Ages, the book becomes an attribute of God. Every stage in the creation of a medieval book required intensive labor, sometimes involving the collaboration of entire workshops. out of 5 stars Famous Men of the Middle Ages. Reviewed in the United States on April 7, Verified Purchase. This book included quite a number of biographies of Midieval historical persons. I liked the fact that many of these were little-known. I would recommend it to a /5(16).

In the Middle Ages, monks would write manuscripts. As they wrote, they would illuminate words, otherwise, make the first letters fancy and attractive. You may have seen this in some books, but it was big in the Middle Ages. As you can see in the picture, the first letter on the page has a very detailed and designed appearance. Middle Ages Artists Middle Ages artists came from different walks of life as opposed to the artists of the early Middle Ages who were prodominantly monks and priests who were based in monasteries. The Later Middle Ages saw the emergence of Gothic Art and the advances of art in the Middle Ages which were pioneered by the great artists of the period.   Writing about the Middle Ages has traditionally centered on the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities in Europe, Western Asia, and the greater Mediterranean between the years and The term “Middle Ages” was used in the nineteenth century to describe a medium aevum, a middle age between the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. Dictionary of Women Artists is a two-volume dictionary of women artists born before , going back to the Middle Ages. It was edited by Delia Gaze with 23 advisors and over contributors. Gaze is a writer for the Oxford DNB and wrote several biographies that were released in the edition of the ODNB.. The book is widely cited as a reference for Western women artists and has a Publisher: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.