Prague, The Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437

Prague, The Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437

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by Barbara Drake Boehm, Jirí Fajt
     
 

A spectacular survey of works of art from the reigns of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and his sons.

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A spectacular survey of works of art from the reigns of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and his sons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300111385
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication date:
10/11/2005
Series:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.36(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Charles IV : toward a new imperial style3
Charles IV : the realm of faith23
The circle of Charles IV35
The example of Prague in Europe47
Prague as a new capital59
Called to create : luxury artists at work in Prague75
The artistic culture of Prague Jewry83
Wenceslas IV91
The beautiful style105
The Hussite revolution and sacred art113
Sigismund, the last Luxembourg121
Catalogue131

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