This study is an account of the life and work of the 15th-century Flemish master, Petrus Christus. It offers an examination of the physical characteristics of his paintings, and also places the artist in the context of the city of Bruges, where he lived and worked.
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Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110810964821
Descrizione libro Metropolitan Museum of Art/Abrams, New York, U.S.A., 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. 1st Edition. New book, still in publisher's Shrink-wrap. Dust jacket also in perfect condition. Fully illustrated throughout with 62 colour and 143 black-and-white plates. Published to accompany a major exhibition of Petrus Christus's work held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1994. Included are contributions by medieval art historian Maximiliaan Martens, who describes 15th-Century Bruges during the rule of the Dukes of Burgundy. Art historian Martin Ainsworth introduces the art of Petrus and presents the catalogue, which lists 26 exhaustively annotated works. Also included: an appendix of archival documents and literary sources; a dendrochronological analysis by Peter Klein of panels attributed to Christus; bibliography and index. This is a heavy book and extra postage is likely to be required, especially outside the UK. Codice libro della libreria 002882