Dictionary of Christian Art

    Dictionary of Christian Art

    Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

    Lutterworth 1995

    Paperback 376pp Illustrated

    9780718829322   Product Code: 20902

    Western European art is imbued with Christian imagery, yet much of it is no longer understood in a secular age. This dictionary provides a clear and accessible guide to Christianity's often arcane symbolism. Over 1000 alphabetical entries cover artists, art and architectural terms; flora and fauna; parts of the body; saints, biblical and mythological figures; and liturgical objects and vestments. More than 160 reproductions include work by artists from Giotto through Leonardo and Michelangelo to Salvador Dali.

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