Item #31910 The Apostle Bas-Relief at Saint-Denis. Sumner McK Crosby.

The Apostle Bas-Relief at Saint-Denis

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. 116p, over 100 photos and line ills., 1 folding. Jacket is shelf-scuffed. (Yale Publications in the History of Art, 21, ed. by Vincent Scully). Fine / very good. Item #31910

Detailed analysis of this previously lost mid-12th-century bas-relief and "its importance for an understanding of the Saint-Denis style of the 1140s." Description, technique, inscriptions, iconography, reference to Suger's writings, etc. Set in the context of the overall history of the royal abbey of Saint-Denis (burial site of French royalty) and Abbot Suger.

Price: $20.00

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