Sculpture from Notre-Dame, Paris
A Dramatic Discovery
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
In the field of medieval archaeology the most important and dramatic rediscovery is unquestionably the 364 fragments of statuary that originally adorned one of the greatest cathedrals of the Gothic age, Notre-Dame de Paris. This extraordinary find in April 1977, was well documented by records providing specific details on the sculptures' deliberate destruction--one of the most perverse acts of Revolutionary fanaticism. Not only did the discovery measurably increase knowledge...