Book , Print in English

The dawn of Christian art in panel paintings and icons

Thomas F. Mathews, with Norman E. Muller.
  • Los Angeles, Calif. : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2016]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2016
  • English edition.
  • 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
  • Eisenhower D Level
    ND1432.E85 M37 2016 QUARTO c. 1
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Summary
  • "In a study of sixty neglected panel paintings from Roman Egypt, the authors present evidence for a lost link between the panel-painting tradition of Greek antiquity and Christian paintings of Byzantium and the Renaissance"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Partial contents only.
  • Introduction. The survival of ancient panel paintings
  • Sites of discovery, places of cult
  • Panel paintings in the primary sources
  • Restructuring and Hellenizing the Egyptian pantheon
  • Icon stories and visions
  • The iconography of Mary
  • The cult of Templon icons in Constantinople
  • Egyptian icon cult and the decree of the Council of Nicaea II
  • Christian art, east and west
  • Appendix A. Pigment identification
  • Appendix B. Media analysis
  • Appendix C. Corpus of panel paintings from ancient Egypt..
Other information
  • "Published simultaneously in Italy a Alle origini delle icone by Editoriale Jaca Book SpA, Milan."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250) and index.
ISBN
  • 9781606065099
  • 1606065092
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2016020035
  • OCLC: 952700836
  • OCLC: 952700836