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Description - Enamels, Crowns, Relics and Icons by Paul Hetherington

This volume gathers together 17 articles published over the last 30 years, together with one appearing here for the first time. Their focus is primarily on enamel, the brilliant and colourful art form for which the Byzantines were famous throughout the medieval world, but sculpture and glyptics also figure. The author examines not only works which have retained the form in which they were first created, but others which have had their original Byzantine elements re-used, often by artists in the West. While most of the works featured here have been known to scholars before, one was unknown prior to its first publication in 2006.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780754659501
ISBN-10: 075465950X
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 169mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Hetherington

Paul Hetherington is an independent scholar, specialising in the study of Byzantine art.

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