Images in Ivory: Precious Objects of the Gothic Age

Images in Ivory Precious Objects of the Gothic Age The publication conveys to the reader the major changes that occurred in art and society during the Gothic period and the rise of ivory carving for both religious and secular purposes Organized chrono

  • Title: Images in Ivory: Precious Objects of the Gothic Age
  • Author: Peter Barnet Detroit Institute of Arts
  • ISBN: 9780691016108
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
  • The publication conveys to the reader the major changes that occurred in art and society during the Gothic period and the rise of ivory carving for both religious and secular purposes Organized chronologically, the catalogue tells the story of the development of this art form the people who carved, commissioned, and made use of ivories in the Middle Ages and the impactThe publication conveys to the reader the major changes that occurred in art and society during the Gothic period and the rise of ivory carving for both religious and secular purposes Organized chronologically, the catalogue tells the story of the development of this art form the people who carved, commissioned, and made use of ivories in the Middle Ages and the impact historical developments had on the growth and eventual demise of the art form.

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