Virdis, Caterina Limentani and Mari Pietrogiovanna
Title Great Altarpieces: Gothic and Renaissance
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Publisher New York The Vendome Press 2002
0865652244 / 9780865652248
Seller ID 25540
Some of the most resplendent art ever produced by European civilization emerged in the 15th century in a format known as the 'polyptych', a grandly scaled, multi-part devotional painting that often can be closed upon itself, thanks to its hinged and movable wings, which are almost invariably painted of both surface, exterior as well as interior. With more than 400 illustrations in full color.