Five recent publications that may be of interest to our readers:
GÉRARD DENIZEAU. L’aventure des cathédrales, Larousse, 2015, 128 p. ISBN: 978-2035923455
The story of cathedral construction, told through the involvement of the artisans (carpenters, blacksmiths, masons, masters of stained glass and more).
DIEGO MATTEI. La scultura in Valnerina tra i secoli XIV e XVI: Scoperte e nuove proposte. Dal Formichiere, 2015, 103 p. ISBN: 978-8898428564
New research into the sculptural traditions of the Valnerina region, containing many hitherto little known or unpublished works.
GÉRALDINE MALLET. Le cloître de Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines, Trabucaire, 2015, 80 p.ISBN: 978-2849742167
A study of the medieval cloister of Saint-Génis-des-Fontaines, often described as a “jewel” of the Romanesque.
TERRYL N. KINDER; ROBERTO CASSANELLI (ed.). Cisterciensi. Arte e storia, Jaca Book, 2015, 432 p. ISBN: 978-8816604414
An analysis of Cistercian art, culture, contribution and life from the twelfth century to the present, with 40 contributions from international scholars.
JAROSLAV FOLDA. Byzantine Art and Italian Panel Painting: The Virgin and Child Hodegetria and the Art of Chrysography, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 424 p. ISBN: 978-1107010239
Tracing the transformation of the Hodegetria, from the Byzantine virgin as human mother of God, to the Italian Madonna enthroned as Queen of Heaven.