TITLE

The ruler portrait of Charles the Bald in the S. Paolo Bible

AUTHOR(S)
Diebold, William J.
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the King of western France and Roman Emperor Charles the Bald's portrait as it appeared in the S. Paolo Bible made between circa 866 and 875. Function of the ruler portrait; Bible as an important mirror of the ruler in the Carolingian era; Importance of the poem below the miniature; Combination of angels, Virtues, the monarch, his queen and soldiers.
ACCESSION #
9406020442

 

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