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DAS GOLDENE ZEITALTER: DIE GESCHICHTE DES GOLDES VOM MITTELALTER ZUR GEGENWART (The Golden Age: The History of Gold from the Middle Ages to the Present). Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 1991. Published in association with Edition Cantz, Stuttgart. 544 pp. with 371 ills. (152 col.). 25 x 18 cm. ISBN 3893223622 In German.
A broad investigation of the significance of gold in Western culture, this catalogue features good reproductions of more than 100 diverse works by contemporary artists and of some 200 paintings, prints, illuminated manuscripts, decorative and liturgical pieces, and other objects dating from the 13th to the early 20th century. Twelve essays discuss such topics as the use of gold as a metaphor in modern art, the conception and pictorial representation of "golden ages," the techniques of medieval manuscript illumination, and gold's traditional status as an emblem of royalty.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023404
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