Nostra Conversatio in Caelis Est: Observations on the Sacra Conversazione in the Trecento

Goffen, Rona
June 1979
Art Bulletin;Jun79, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p198
Academic Journal
Focuses on the Sacra Conversazione perception of the devotional image of sacred paintings, as represented by the Madonna and Child and saints. Semantics of the term sacra conversazione; Effort of scholars to ascribe the critical development of the defined image; Discussion on the scriptural and patristic meaning of the term.


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