Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance

December 1, 1966|
Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance by George Ferguson
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First published in 1954 and having gone through several editions, this comprehensive book remains the authoritative source in the study of symbols in Christian art. This paperback edition includes all of the three hundred fifty illustrations from the original edition, as well as the complete and unabridged text, revealing . the symbolism inherent in representations of religious personages, the Earth and Sky, animals, birds, insects, and flowers. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, George Ferguson explores Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, George Ferguson explores Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art.
The late George Ferguson was Rector of Saint Philip's In the Hills Episcopal Parish in Tucson, Arizona.
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Title:Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the RenaissanceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 5.31 X 7.99 X 0.63 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 5.31 X 7.99 X 0.63 inPublished:December 1, 1966Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195014324

ISBN - 13:9780195014327

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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