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Weitzmann St. Catherine Icons 6th-10th Century

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Weitzmann, Kurt. The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai the Icons. Volume One: From the Sixth to the Tenth Century.

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Weitzmann, Kurt. The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai the Icons. Volume One: From the Sixth to the Tenth Century. With Photographs by John Galey. Second Printing 1981. Heavy red cloth, gilt spine and cover decoration. 107 pages. 122 plates. Fine/Fine. Hugo Buchthal of New York University said, “This book is the single most outstanding contribution to the study of pre-iconoclastic Byzantine art to appear in this century. It will cause a revolution in the history of art-historical writing in the Byzantine field.”

B.3 Virgin between St. Theodore and St. George

 

B.1, detail, Head of Christ

B.1, Bust of Christ Pantocrator

Title page

Front panel of illustrated dust jacket.