Art of the Creche

Art of the Creche

by James L. Govan
     
 

This beautifully illustrated book - now available in a perfect gift-size edition- reveals the worldwide appeal and custom of the crèche and the diversity of creative expression displayed in this art form. James L. Govan, a foremost collector of crèches, insightfully interprets more than 100 nativities and explains the origins of the artists' works.

Overview

This beautifully illustrated book - now available in a perfect gift-size edition- reveals the worldwide appeal and custom of the crèche and the diversity of creative expression displayed in this art form. James L. Govan, a foremost collector of crèches, insightfully interprets more than 100 nativities and explains the origins of the artists' works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858945019
Publisher:
Merrell Publishers, LTD
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Govan is a collector of creches and the founding president of the Friends of the Creche society. He is a former international aid and development worker. With his late wife, Emilia Govan, he searched all corners of the world for unique and unusual nativities.

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