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Apocalypse

éditeur : Parkstone International
catégories : Beaux-arts et peinture > Catalogues, expositions, Histoire de l'art et essais > Antique et classique, Histoire de l'art et essais > Art médiéval
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The final book of the Bible, known both as The Book of Revelation and The Apocalypse of John, is a prophesy of the events that will occur at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which held a deep belief in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this apocalyptic theme recurs in art, through various media, including tapestries, illuminations, sculpture, and painting. This book pools the most famous pieces of art inspired by this theme, such as the Apocalypse drapery from Angers Cathedral, the carved tympanum of the Autun Cathedral, and the fresco in Albi Cathedral. The theme of the Apocalypse was a means to impress minds, whilst also allowing artists to develop their imaginations; its symbolic content allowing for many different interpretations.

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Informations

Titre Apocalypse
Auteur
Editeur Parkstone International
Collection Mega Square
Langue EN
Date de publication 01/11/2017
Nombre de pages 263

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Ean PDF 9781780427232
Type de protection Digital watermarking
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Type de protection Digital watermarking
Ean papier 9781906981464
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