Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance  -     By: George Ferguson
Buy Item $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance

Oxford University Press / 1966 / Paperback

$13.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $19.99
|
Save 30% ($6.00)
Buy 36 or more for $13.29 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW50143

Current Promotions

Product Description

First published in 1954 and having gone through several editions, this comprehensive book remains the authoritative source in the field. This paperback edition include all of the 350 illustrations from the original edition, as well as the complete and unabridged text. Divided into fourteen chapters, text and illustrations reveal the symbolism inherent in representations of religious personages, the Earth and Sky, animals, birds, insects, and flowers. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, Goerge Ferguson explores the Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 183
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1966
Dimensions: 5 1/4 X 8 X 5/8 (inches)
ISBN: 0195014324
ISBN-13: 9780195014327
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millennia
    Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millennia
    Massimo Capuani, O.F.A. Meinardus, M.-H. Rutschowscaya
    Liturgical Press / 2002 / Hardcover
    $53.49 Retail: $79.95 Save 33% ($26.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW24065
  2. Cistercian Europe: The Architecture of Spirituality
    Cistercian Europe: The Architecture of Spirituality
    Terryl Kinder
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2000 / Hardcover
    $46.49 Retail: $70.00 Save 34% ($23.51)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/17/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW38873
  3. The Lion Companion to Christian Art
    The Lion Companion to Christian Art
    Michelle P. Brown
    Lion Hudson / 2008 / Hardcover
    $34.49 Retail: $49.95 Save 31% ($15.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW478260
  4. God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern Art
    God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern Art
    Daniel A. Siedell
    Baker Academic / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $18.99 Retail: $25.00 Save 24% ($6.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW031847

Publisher's Description

First published in 1954 and having gone through several editions, this comprehensive book remains the authoritative source in the study of symbols in Christian art. This paperback edition includes all of the three hundred fifty illustrations from the original edition, as well as the complete and unabridged text, revealing . the symbolism inherent in representations of religious personages, the Earth and Sky, animals, birds, insects, and flowers. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, George Ferguson explores Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, George Ferguson explores Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art.

Author Bio


The late George Ferguson was Rector of Saint Philip's In the Hills Episcopal Parish in Tucson, Arizona.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Knowing God
    Knowing God
    J.I. Packer
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 35% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 60 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW1650X
  2. The Interlinear Hebrew/Greek-English Bible, 4 Volumes
    The Interlinear Hebrew/Greek-English Bible, 4 Volumes
    Jay P. Green
    Hendrickson Publishers / Hardcover
    $39.99 Retail: $119.95 Save 67% ($79.96)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 105 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW639804
  3. Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World
    Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World
    Joanna Weaver
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 92 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW62589
  4. A Classic Christmas Caroling Songbook: 30 Sing-Along Favorites
    A Classic Christmas Caroling Songbook: 30 Sing-Along Favorites
    Hendrickson Publishers / Songbook
    $0.79 Retail: $1.95 Save 59% ($1.16)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 79 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW639812

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search