Faras : Wall Paintings in the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw

By: Michalowski, Kazimierz; Illustrated by Zbigniew Kapuscik

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332 pages; Folio (13.25") 34 cm; Large heavy hardcover, blue cloth, white lettering, brown endpapers, 332 total pages, being 74 pages of text, with copious footnotes, 80 b/w diagrams in text, followed by 204 glossy pages of photos, many in full color, with detailed captions, followed by 128 pages of translations of inscr*ptions, with bibliography and index. ; Magnificent collection of early Nubian Christian art recovered from Faras, Egypt, by Polish archaeologists: Images of Christ, Madonna, saints, icons, crosses, prayers, etc, originally painted on the cathedral's walls as frescoes. ; Scholarly but readable text by Kazimierz Michalowski, with section on inscr*iptions by Stefan Jakobielski. Translated by Krystyna Keplicz and A. F. Shore. Photos by Zbigniew Kapuscik. Drawings by Malgorzata Martens. Floorplans by Jacek Nalewajski. ; Book and jacket show only a touch of wear, except jacket is chipped at crown, affecting the F in Faras, and there is a small tear to cloth at crown. No other defects. Binding is tight.

Title: Faras : Wall Paintings in the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw

Author Name: Michalowski, Kazimierz; Illustrated by Zbigniew Kapuscik

Categories: Art,

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Artystyczno-Graficzne: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 15950

Keywords: Warsaw ; Poland History ; Museum Catalogs ; Christianity ; Religion ; Art History ; Fresco ; Frescos ; Frescoes ; Pictorial Works ;,