1949. Item #A829
Kaftal, George. St Catherine in Tuscan Painting. Oxford: Blackfriars 1949. 133p, 40 ills. Good hardcover (outer pages foxed) in good d.j. (soiled, chipped). ** Presents "all the earliest Tuscan paintings of the most famous and inspiring of medieval women saints," together with long extracts from the 17th-century translation of The Life by Ambrosio Catarino da Siena. Follows Kaftal's similar book on St. Dominic, which Rudolf Wittkower called "both charming and scholarly." Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.