The Gothic visionary perspective

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Apocalyptic art,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500,
  • Arts, Gothic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Barbara Nolan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX650.A6 N64
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 268 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4907780M
ISBN 100691063370
LC Control Number76056241

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