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By: John S. Dixon
Publisher: Art / Books: April 2018
Seller ID: 172035
The stories of Christianity and painting have been intertwined since at least the Middle Ages. The painters of the early, high and late Renaissance in Italy, Spain and northern Europe learned their art and craft while working in the service of both the Church and devout patrons, producing depictions of scenes from the Bible and the lives of the saints for the benefit and instruction of clergy and worshippers alike.
This book follows a course through the Christian year--from Advent and the Christmas season, through Holy Week and Easter and the periods of Ordinary Time--to present 30 wo...