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Author Doquang, Mailan S., author

Title The lithic garden : nature and the transformation of the medieval church / Mailan S. Doquang
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary The Lithic Garden addresses the formal, symbolic, and ideological functions of foliate ornament in medieval French churches, offering remarkable new insights on the complex relationship between organic and figural sculptures, interior and exterior design, sacred and profane spaces, and artistic form and liturgy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Architecture, Medieval -- France
Church architecture -- France
Foliation (Architecture and decoration) -- France
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Religious.
Architecture, Medieval.
Church architecture.
Foliation (Architecture and decoration)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190631805 (electronic bk.)
9780190631802 (electronic bk.)