The Mystical Language of Icons
  • Release Date : 10 April 2009
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780802864970
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Download or read book entitled The Mystical Language of Icons by author: Solrunn Nes which was release on 10 April 2009 and published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing with total page 112 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Solrunn Nes, one of Europe?s most admired iconographers, here illuminates the world of Christian icons, explaining the motifs, gestures, and colors common to these profound symbols of faith. Nes explores in depth a number of famous icons, including those of the Greater Feasts, the Mother of God, and a number of the better-known saints, enriching her discussion with references to Scripture, early Christian writings, and liturgy. She also leads readers through the process and techniques of icon painting, illustrating each step with photographs, and includes more than fifty of her own original works of art.

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Publisher : Parkstone International
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