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The Unicorn Tapestries

The Unicorn Tapestries( )
Author: Freeman, Margaret B.
ISBN:978-0-300-20342-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

On permanent exhibition at The Cloisters, in New York, seven late Gothic tapestries portray the Hunter of the Unicorn. Like the unicorn himself, they are one of the marvels of the world, for in no other work of art anywhere is the pursuit and capture of this magical creatures presented in such astonishing detail, with such command of pictorial verisimilitude and symbolic intention. In a duality not rare in the late Middle Ages, the imagery is both secular and religious. The...
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Pages:244
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / History / Medieval
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points Of Interest
Design / Textile & Costume
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 12 Inches
Book Weight:3.15 Pounds

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