2000 Years of Vatican Treasures
A catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila of more than 200 objects and artworks from the Vatican Collection and other Italian churches. Offering a significant survey of Christian art, it begins with the early finds from the catacombs from the Roman Era and proceeds on to the works from the Medieval times, a period wherein unity based on faith was fully expressed in art. Beside paintings and sculptures, it also includes objects of popular devotion, tapestries, documents, and various liturgical objects.
Musei Vaticani & Electa, Italy
Softcover / 11 x 10 inches / 272 pages / Color