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Ancient Art Of Middle America, Bowdoin College. Museum Of Art, Roger Howell Jr. Jan 1969

Ancient Art Of Middle America, Bowdoin College. Museum Of Art, Roger Howell Jr.

Museum of Art Exhibition Catalogues

Catalog of an exhibition.

Essay by Roger Howell; note by Richard V. West.


Salton Collection : Renaissance & Baroque Medals & Plaquettes (1969 Revision), Bowdoin College. Museum Of Art Jan 1969

Salton Collection : Renaissance & Baroque Medals & Plaquettes (1969 Revision), Bowdoin College. Museum Of Art

Museum of Art Exhibition Catalogues

"The present collection ... belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Mark Salton of New York."

"One thousand five hundred copies of this catalogue have been printed ... Composition by the Anthosensen Press, Portland, Maine. Photography by John McKee. Design by Leonard Baskin. October MCMLXV"--Colophon

This is a revised edition of the 1965 original publication.


The Changing Meaning Of The Transi Tomb In Fifteenth And Sixteenth Century Europe, Kathleen Rogers Cohen Jan 1969

The Changing Meaning Of The Transi Tomb In Fifteenth And Sixteenth Century Europe, Kathleen Rogers Cohen

Faculty Publications

Introduction

Traditionally, medieval tomb imagery was concerned with the expression of hope for the salvation of the deceased. Tomb figures of the 13th and 14th centuries in Northern Europe portrayed the deceased in a state of ideal beauty. The hands were folded in prayer, the eyes open, and the face calm, expressing confidence in God's mercy and in salvation...

In the last years of the 14th century, a new and strikingly different type of sepulchral monument, the transi tomb, appeared in several places in Northern Europe. On these tombs the traditional idealized portrayal of the deceased was replaced by ...