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How to distinguish the saints in art by their costumes, symbols, and attributes, by Arthur de Bles

Label
How to distinguish the saints in art by their costumes, symbols, and attributes
Title
How to distinguish the saints in art by their costumes, symbols, and attributes
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur de Bles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1876-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Bles, Arthur
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8080
LC item number
.B5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian saints in art
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian saints in art
Label
How to distinguish the saints in art by their costumes, symbols, and attributes, by Arthur de Bles
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015013663896
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title within ornamental border; part of illustrations numbered as plates
Bibliography note
"Works consulted in the preparation of this book": p. 163
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A general review of the rise of sacred art, from the commencement of the Christian era, the origins of its symbolism, and its general significance -- Of the distinction between symbols and attributes, and between devotional, votive, and narrative pictures -- Of the general symbols employed in sacred art -- The symbolism of colors -- Devotional portrayals of, and symbols for, the members of the Holy Trinity -- Of the Virgin Mary, and the different aspects under which she is portrayed in art -- Of the heavenly hosts and their hierarchical rendering in art -- Of the evangelists and apostles -- Of St. John the Baptist and St. Mary Magdalene -- Of the doctors of the Latin and Greek churches -- Of the patron saints of Christendom, the Virgin Patronesses, and the Four Great Virgins of the Latin Church -- Tables of the patron saints of countries, cities, classes of society, professions and trades, and against sickness and disease -- Of the hermits and the monastic orders, their founders and distinctive costumes -- Historical or narrative pictures of the lives of the Virgin Mary and her Divine Son -- Old Testament subjects depicted in art, etc. -- Appendices. Alphabetical table of martyrdoms, showing how the martyr-saints suffered and died, as depicted in art -- Tables of 320 saints, classified according to their habitual costumes, with the date of their deaths, their monastic order (where any), their attributes, etc. -- The saints classified according to their divers categories, e.g. contemporaries of our Lord; the Greek martyrs; Roman martyrs; the martyrs of northern and central Italy, France and Spain; etc. -- Alphabetical tables of the symbols and attributes of the saints, with the names of those who bear them -- Chronological table of the Bishops and Popes of Rome, from St. Peter up to the end of the 16th century
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
168 pages
Lccn
25021075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)702560
Label
How to distinguish the saints in art by their costumes, symbols, and attributes, by Arthur de Bles
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015013663896
Publication
Note
Title within ornamental border; part of illustrations numbered as plates
Bibliography note
"Works consulted in the preparation of this book": p. 163
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A general review of the rise of sacred art, from the commencement of the Christian era, the origins of its symbolism, and its general significance -- Of the distinction between symbols and attributes, and between devotional, votive, and narrative pictures -- Of the general symbols employed in sacred art -- The symbolism of colors -- Devotional portrayals of, and symbols for, the members of the Holy Trinity -- Of the Virgin Mary, and the different aspects under which she is portrayed in art -- Of the heavenly hosts and their hierarchical rendering in art -- Of the evangelists and apostles -- Of St. John the Baptist and St. Mary Magdalene -- Of the doctors of the Latin and Greek churches -- Of the patron saints of Christendom, the Virgin Patronesses, and the Four Great Virgins of the Latin Church -- Tables of the patron saints of countries, cities, classes of society, professions and trades, and against sickness and disease -- Of the hermits and the monastic orders, their founders and distinctive costumes -- Historical or narrative pictures of the lives of the Virgin Mary and her Divine Son -- Old Testament subjects depicted in art, etc. -- Appendices. Alphabetical table of martyrdoms, showing how the martyr-saints suffered and died, as depicted in art -- Tables of 320 saints, classified according to their habitual costumes, with the date of their deaths, their monastic order (where any), their attributes, etc. -- The saints classified according to their divers categories, e.g. contemporaries of our Lord; the Greek martyrs; Roman martyrs; the martyrs of northern and central Italy, France and Spain; etc. -- Alphabetical tables of the symbols and attributes of the saints, with the names of those who bear them -- Chronological table of the Bishops and Popes of Rome, from St. Peter up to the end of the 16th century
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
168 pages
Lccn
25021075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)702560

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