Books tagged: medieval art

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The Theft of the Ghent Altarpiece April 10, 1934
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The themes of the Ghent Altarpiece were taken from the Book of Revelation. Various panels illustrate Christ, Adam and Eve, Cane and Abel, John the Baptist and the Just Judges. It was the panel depicting the Just Judges which was taken by a thief or thieves in the Spring of 1934. My e-book looks at the masterpiece through its history and the various clues and suspects regarding its unsolved theft.
Celtic Knot Designs with an Australian Twist
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Medieval horseman, mermaids, dragons, peacocks, cats, birds, koalas and mandalas are some of the unique designs you will find in this book of 31 designs by Lorraine Kelly. Some designs are inspired by "The Book of Kells" and medieval drawings, while others are modern designs with an Australian twist. The designs are black and white ink drawings.
The Medieval West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A short thematic history of the Middle Ages for the general reader being Volume 2 of A History of the West.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
Health and Well Being: A Medieval Guide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The Tacuinum Sanitatis is a medieval handbook on Health and Well Being. First produced in Italy around 1380, it was aimed at an educated secular readership and offered concise and sensible advice on how to live a long, healthy and enjoyable life.
The Altarpiece
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In the suffocating atmosphere of the Third Reich, art becomes a political issue. When the renowned modern artist Dietrich Junger is condemned by Hitler, his daughter Anke finds herself abandoned by the two men she loved most. One is dead; one has fled. “Boyd has written a novel of impressive depth and human warmth.” —Heidi Gearhart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History, Assumption College.
Apocalypse: The Illustrated Book of Revelation
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The original King James version of the Book of Revelation profusely illustrated with rare and magnificent images from the 10th and 11th century Beatus commentaries; the 12th century Bamberg Apocalypse and the 15th century Ottheinrich Bible. 14,500 words, 99 full colour images
Royal King of Loyal Kin: Book of Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Medieval
Journey alongside an enamored prince as he shares his profound lust towards a princess he glorifies as his queen with multiple poems written by aspiring poet H. Xavier in Old English style literature. Fall in love once again with this beautifully written book of poetry, dedicate the amorous and expressive nature of this book to your significant other.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.