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Later Byzantine Painting: Art Agency and Appreciation / Edition 1

Later Byzantine Painting: Art Agency and Appreciation / Edition 1

by Robert S. Nelson


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ISBN-13: 9780860789970
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/12/2007
Series: Variorum Collected Studies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert S. Nelson is Robert Lehman Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Later Byzantine Painting: The Church of the Chora and Palaiologan Art: Taxation with representation. Visual narrative and the political field of the Kariye Camii; The Chora and the Great Church: intervisuality in 14th-century Constantinople; Heavenly allies at the Chora; Tales of two cities: the patronage of early Palaeologan art and architecture in Constantinople and Thessaloniki. Manuscript Illumination: Theoktistos and associates in 12th-century Constantinople: an illustrated New Testament of 1133 A.D.; Relative size and comparative value in Byzantine illuminated manuscripts: some quantitative perspectives; The Palaeologina group: additional manuscripts and new questions; A Byzantine gospel book of 1262 A.D.: Paris, Gr. 117; A 13th-century Byzantine miniature in the Vatican library. Agency: Michael the Monk and his gospel book; The discourse of icons, then and now; To say and to see: ekphrasis and vision in Byzantium. Appreciation: The manuscripts of Antonios Malakes and the collecting and appreciation of illuminated books in the early Palaeologan period; The Italian appreciation and appropriation of illuminated Byzantine manuscripts, c. 1200-1450; Living on the Byzantine borders of Western art. Index.

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