Facts and Artefacts: Art in the Islamic World, Festschrift by Annette Hagedorn, Avinoam Shalem

By Annette Hagedorn, Avinoam Shalem

The scholarly seek at the paintings of the article is of putting up with curiosity and enjoys a brand new renaissance within the previous few years. This ebook in general explores the artwork and craft of Islamic artefacts and provides to the reader a various variety of techniques. regardless of this type, within which additionally artefacts of the pre-Islamic, interval in addition to 'orientalized' eu artefacts of the fashionable period are incorporated, there's an overarching topic - the linking of the translation of items and their particular aesthetics to textual assets and the purpose of surroundings them in historic and creative context. during this remarkable assortment honouring the German pupil of Islamic paintings Jens Kroger on his sixty fifth birthday, Avinoam Shalem and Annette Hagedorn compile contributions from a hugely amazing workforce of students of Asiatic, Sasanian, Islamic in addition to ecu artwork heritage. Unpublished artefacts and new interpretations are offered during this booklet.

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31 Schreiner 1967, pp. 41-48; Meier 1977, pp. 486-488. 32 Apropos the connection between Christ—emerald (and mirror): a new type of “vera icon” of Christ—in profile—came up around 1500, deriving (according to the inscription on a medal) from an emerald with authentic portraits of Our Lord and Salvator and St Paul. This emerald had been presented to Pope Innozenz VIII by Sultan Bayezid II, whose predecessors had kept it with great care. So here the authentic images are kept “impressae” in an emerald which functioned like a “mirror with a memory” (as Oliver Wendell Holme said about the daguerrotype).

37 There were excavations during the 1930s and 1970s in a few places northeast of the church but most of the area of the old abbey is not excavated. For the results of recent investigations by radar see Schmidt-Thomé and von der OstenWoldenburg 2005. 38 Zeumer 1886, pp. 370-371, ep. 13. This passage has been noted before, see Wentzel 1970, p. 371 (interpreting “vitrearius” as glass painter, for stained glass) and dell’Aqua 2001, p. 97 (in connection with glass wall tiles found at Corvey, interpreting “vitrearius” as glassworker in general).

Jahrhunderts, Munich 1967 (Veröffentlichungen des Zentralinstituts in München, 4). Brandi 1893. ): Die Chronik des Gallus Öhem, Heidelberg 1893 (Quellen und Forschungen zur Geschichte der Abtei Reichenau, 2). Braun 1924. Joseph Braun: Der christliche Altar, Munich 1924. Braun 1932. Joseph Braun: Das christliche Altargerät, Munich 1932. dell’Aqua 2001. ”, Journal of Glass Studies, 43, 2001, pp. 89-105. Erdmann 1993. Wolfgang Erdmann: Die Reichenau im Bodensee, Königstein i. Taunus 1993 (tenth edition).

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