A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art by Gertrude Grace Sill

By Gertrude Grace Sill

discover one of many richest and so much lucrative facets of Western paintings with this entire easy-to-use, transportable consultant to Christian symbols.

Organized like a primer, with hundreds of thousands of entries in 50 categories—from A for Angels to Z for Zodiac—this convenient pocket reference helps you to realize at a look the identification and that means of the entire components in any Christian murals. 162 work from each century illustrate the iconic issues of our biblical historical past. a brief introductory essay explains find out how to use the instruction manual and the capabilities of symbols in paintings. Cross-references, illustrations, an in depth index, and the pocket-book measurement make A guide of Symbols in Christian paintings an worthwhile paintings for museum-goers, scholars, tourists, paintings creditors, and normal readers.

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