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Title Beyond the text : Franciscan art and the construction of religion / edited by Xavier Seubert and Oleg Bychkov
Edition First [edition]
Published St. Bonaventure : Franciscan Institute Publications, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xi, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: the early Italian representations of Francis of Assisi / William Cook -- The joy of St. Francis: Bellini's panel in the Frick Collection / Marilyn Lavin -- Ocular chastity: optical theory, architectural barriers, and the gaze in the Renaissance church of San Marco in Florence / Theresa Flanigan -- Franciscans and the man of sorrows in fifteenth-century Padua / William Barcham -- Standing on the threshold: beholder and vision in the St. Francis cycle in the upper church of San Francesco, Assisi / Beth Mulvaney -- Images of Franciscan history / David Flood -- Artistic diversity in color and style of the habit in paintings of St. Francis of Assisi in the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries / David Haack -- From conversion to reconversion: assessing Franciscan missionary practices and visual culture in colonial Mexico / Cristina Cruz González -- The 1472 translatio of the relics of St. Bernardine of Siena: a new interpretation of a fresco by Pinturicchio in the Bufalini chapel in Santa Maria in Aracoeli in Rome / Trinita Kennedy -- Gender, image, and devotion in illustrated manuscripts of the Meditationes vitae Christi / Holly Flora -- The eyes have it: the question of redemptive vision in the Verger de soulas (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS fr. 9220) / Lynn Ransom -- The place of aesthetics and the arts in medieval Franciscan theology / Oleg Bychkov -- The transubstantiation of St. Francis of Assisi: searching for a paradigm / Xavier Seubert -- Bonaventure, Bessarion and the Franciscan coat of arms / Irving Lavin -- A Byzantine Franciscan and the coincidence of opposites / Robert Lentz
Summary A pioneering studo of the ar of the Franciscan order that shows how Francisan theological, liturgical, pastoral and missionary strategies were formulated and implemented visually, not by works but by images, bu using contextualizaiton and introducing gender and culture specific visual traits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Franziskaner
Franciscan art.
Christianity and art.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
Christianity and art.
Franciscan art.
Christliche Kunst
Form Electronic book
Author Seubert, Xavier J., 1944- editor.
Bychkov, O. V., editor
LC no. 2012042493
ISBN 9781576593592