TITLE

`Excellent Offerings': The Lausos Collection in Constantinople

AUTHOR(S)
Bassett, Sarah Guberti
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2000, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the artworks amassed in the very early years of the fifth century by the Constantinopolitan aristocrat Lausos. Byzantine sources that provide the basic documentation for the art collection; Contents and appearance of the Lausos collection; Basis for the interpretation of the collection.
ACCESSION #
3193558

 

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