With the instincts of a true connoisseur, Ernest Wolf built a remarkably comprehensive collection of Roman, Byzantine, and early Medieval glasswork that is published here for the first time. Together these objects trace the formation of the great Roman glass industry and follow its development through the early Middle Ages. Written in clear, non-technical language, and readily accessible to the non-specialist, Roman, Byzantine and Early Medieval Glass consists of five chapters--arranged in loose chronological order--that investigate the art history and cultural context of 235 glass vessels and objects. The emphasis is on the relationship between objects made in the western part of the Roman Empire, focusing on Italy and the northwestern provinces, and in the Eastern Mediterranean, focusing on Syrio-Palestinian workshops. An extensive glossary presents the how, when, and where of the most salient characteristics of vessels blown in different areas of the Roman and Byzantine empires. Sumptuously illustrated with color photographs and drawings, this animated text makes for that rare publication: an essential scholarly text that can hold its own on a coffee table.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit, 2001. br.cop.fig.a col. Book Condition: NUOVO. Testi di Sammlung Ernesto Wolf. cm.24x27, pp.427, 229 ill.e tavv.a col.nt. Ostfildern-Ruit, Hatje Cantz Verlag 2001, cm.24x27, pp.427, 229 ill.e tavv.a col.nt. br.cop.fig.a col. Bookseller Inventory # 67505
Book Description Hatje Cantz, 1994. Book Condition: Neu. Originalverpackt. Bookseller Inventory # 001306
Book Description Hatje Cantz Publishers, U.S.A., 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New copy in shrink wrap. Location T206A. Bookseller Inventory # T9848
Book Description Hatje Cantz, 2001. Book Condition: Neu. Originalverpackt. Bookseller Inventory # 001305
Book Description Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX377579042X
Book Description Hatje Cantz Pub, Germany, 2001. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New hardback copy in publisher's wraps. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003324
Book Description Hatje Cantz Publishers. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 377579042X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1006645
Book Description Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 377579042X