- Nendeln, Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint, 1968.
- cloth, leather spine label
- xx, 344 pages followed by 40 plates
Price: $30.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 77471
Reprinted from Studies of the Warburg Institute, No. 7, 1939. A study of how examples and influences of Ancient art shaped the development of Medieval art. The first part examines how the classical era and humanism were studied through the fifteenth-century. Part two focus on knowledge of classical art in the Middle Ages and the final section debates themes and proves influences between the two periods. Illustrated with black-and-white images of architecture, sculpture, printed and manuscript illustrations and painting. Images on the same plates allow for comparison of similar motifs. Heavy emphasis on carved column capitals. Index of proper names and works of art cited in the text. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus.