TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Hall, Edwin; Uhr, Horst
PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec85, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p567
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5315078

 

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