The Depiction of Angels and Devils in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination (Studies in French Civilization S. No.32)

The Depiction of Angels and Devils in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination (Studies in French Civilization S. No.32)

By: Patricia M. Gathercole (author)Hardback

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Description

This illustrated work examines the paintings of angels and devils by medieval French illuminators and discusses the manner in which they were depicted.

About Author

Patricia Gathercole received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. She taught at the Universities of California, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Roanoke College. Recipient of numerous awards, many articles, and reviews, she also published two earlier works with Mellen, Animals in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination and The Landscape of Nature in Medieval French Manuscript Illumination.

Contents

Part I Angels: Introduction, Physical Appearance, Haloes, Hair, Wings, Attire, Gabriel, The Rebel Angels, Conclusion to Attire, Activities of the Angels, Introduction, Scenes Where Angels Appear, The Annunciation to the Virgin Mary, Nativity Scenes, Scenes of the Annunciation to the Shepherds, The Virgin and Child in Glory, Visitation Scenes, The Flight Into Egypt, Crucifixion Scenes, Resurrection Scenes, Christ in Majesty, Scenes with Adam and Eve, Scenes of the Last Judgment, Angels Fighting Dragons and Battling for Souls, Angels Seen With Saints, Other Miscellaneous Subjects, Conclusion to the Section on the Activities of Angels, Main Conclusion to Part I Part II Fallen Angels: Introduction, Physical Appearance, Satan and His Devils, Dragons, Hell, Paintings of the Time and Later, Conclusion to Fallen Angels Selected Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773464230
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 127
  • ID: 9780773464230
  • ISBN10: 0773464239

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