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By Anne Dunlop,Louise Bourdua

ISBN-10: 0754656551

ISBN-13: 9780754656555

the increase of the mendicant orders within the later center a while coincided with swift and dramatic shifts within the visible arts. The mendicants have been prolific buyers, counting on artistic endeavors to educate and galvanize their various lay congregations. church buildings and chapels have been outfitted, and new pictures and iconographies constructed to propagate mendicant cults. yet how should still the 2 phenomena be comparable? How a lot have been those orders actively answerable for inventive swap, and what sort of did they only take advantage of it? To discover those questions, artwork and the Augustinian Order in Early Renaissance Italy appears at paintings within the formative interval of the Augustinian Hermits, an order with a very tough relation to artwork. As a primary distinctive learn of visible tradition within the Augustinian order, this ebook may be a easy source, making on hand formerly inaccessible fabric, discussing either recognized and extra missed works of art, and fascinating with primary 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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