Item #21224 The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus. Bible Nativity, Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.
/Gislebertus, illustrator.

The Story of the Wise Men carved by Gislebertus.

New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston with the Trianon Press, Paris; 1964, stated 1st; maroon cloth boards; endpapers with a photograph of the nave of the Cathedral of Autun in Burgandy, large photos of the sculpture, rear endpapers show the cathedra. Picture book hardback.

Gislebertus hoc fecit, a rare record of an individual artist from the 12th century. Beautiful photographs of the sculpture of the master of the cathedral of Autun, humorous and spiritual, grand and lovingly detailed. The first half of the book retells the story of the Wise Men from St. Matthew, the second half of the book is an article by Régine Pernoud and Canon Grivot discussing the significance of the Romanesque master.

CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good Plus jacket; no names, crisp, spine ends and top corners sl. bumped; in jacket with two tiny tears and chip, all less than 1/16"; unclipped 4.95. Item #21224

Price: $18.00

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