Aureola super Auream: Crowns and Related Symbols of Special Distinction for Saints in Late Gothic and Renaissance Iconography

Hall, Edwin; Uhr, Horst
December 1985
Art Bulletin;Dec85, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p567
Academic Journal
Examines the theology of the aureola used as a distinction for saints in late Gothic and early Renaissance iconography. Difference between the terms aurea and aureola; Examination of the German altarpieces by Burgkmair and an Upper Rhenish master active in the 1490s; Iconography of Thomas Acquinas and other saints of the Mendicant Orders.


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