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The Resource Blessed and beautiful : picturing the saints, Robert Kiely

Blessed and beautiful : picturing the saints, Robert Kiely

Label
Blessed and beautiful : picturing the saints
Title
Blessed and beautiful
Title remainder
picturing the saints
Statement of responsibility
Robert Kiely
Title variation
Rereading the saints with help from the Italian masters
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiely, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ND1432.I8
LC item number
K54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Painting, Italian
  • Painting, Renaissance
  • Christian saints in art
  • Art and society
Label
Blessed and beautiful : picturing the saints, Robert Kiely
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. Choosing the "beautiful ones" -- The standing of Mary : Opus Formosior -- A saint for all seasons : taking liberties with John the Baptist -- Recovering Mary Magdalene and the dignity of woman : Apostola Apostolorum -- Manliness and saintliness : the cases of Mark, Sebastian, and Rocco -- The pearls of Saint Lawrence : what Ruskin sees when he looks at a picture -- Imagining Augustine imagining, or, A theologian's toothache -- Sodoma's Saint Benedict : out in the cloister -- Further considerations of the holy stigmata of Saint Francis : where was Brother Leo? -- The saint who lost her head, or, Who's afraid of Catherine of Siena? -- Saints fair and fearsome : Louis of Toulouse and Bernardino da Siena -- Epilogue : pace e bene
Control code
601347750
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780300162776
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010016379
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)601347750
Label
Blessed and beautiful : picturing the saints, Robert Kiely
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. Choosing the "beautiful ones" -- The standing of Mary : Opus Formosior -- A saint for all seasons : taking liberties with John the Baptist -- Recovering Mary Magdalene and the dignity of woman : Apostola Apostolorum -- Manliness and saintliness : the cases of Mark, Sebastian, and Rocco -- The pearls of Saint Lawrence : what Ruskin sees when he looks at a picture -- Imagining Augustine imagining, or, A theologian's toothache -- Sodoma's Saint Benedict : out in the cloister -- Further considerations of the holy stigmata of Saint Francis : where was Brother Leo? -- The saint who lost her head, or, Who's afraid of Catherine of Siena? -- Saints fair and fearsome : Louis of Toulouse and Bernardino da Siena -- Epilogue : pace e bene
Control code
601347750
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 344 p.
Isbn
9780300162776
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010016379
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)601347750

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