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Friday, June 15, 2007

Emile Mâle on the Death of Medieval Art

Daniel Mitsui is posting excerpts from the third volume of Mâle's Religious Art in France: the Late Middle Ages , translated by Marthiel Matthews. Princeton University Press, 1986.

The excerpts explain the death of mediaeval iconography in the Western Church.

"They contain some of the most important insights ever written by a Catholic art historian. "