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By Anne Dunlop,Louise Bourdua

ISBN-10: 0754656551

ISBN-13: 9780754656555

the increase of the mendicant orders within the later heart a long time coincided with speedy and dramatic shifts within the visible arts. The mendicants have been prolific buyers, counting on works of art to educate and provoke their assorted lay congregations. church buildings and chapels have been equipped, and new photos and iconographies built to propagate mendicant cults. yet how may still the 2 phenomena be comparable? How a lot have been those orders actively liable for creative swap, and what kind of did they only make the most of it? To discover those questions, artwork and the Augustinian Order in Early Renaissance Italy appears at artwork within the formative interval of the Augustinian Hermits, an order with a very tough relation to artwork. As a primary particular research of visible tradition within the Augustinian order, this ebook might be a simple source, making to be had formerly inaccessible fabric, discussing either recognized and extra missed works of art, and interesting with basic methodological questions for pre-modern artwork and church historical past, from the construction of non secular iconographies to the function of gender in art.

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