|Other titles||Afonso V and the Pastrana tapestries|
|Statement||[texts, Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra ... et al. ; translation, Philip Sutton]|
|Contributions||Fundación Carlos de Amberes, National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Meadows Museum|
|LC Classifications||NK3055.P37 I58 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||101 p. :|
|Number of Pages||101|
|ISBN 10||8487369693, 8495241846|
|ISBN 10||9788487369698, 9788495241849|
|LC Control Number||2011534259|
The Invention of Glory, written by Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra, is a captivating book that delves into the fascinating world of art collections, conservation, exhibitions, and art patronage. Published in 2011, this book provides readers with a comprehensive exploration of the Pastrana tapestries, particularly those found in the Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in Pastrana, Spain.
The Pastrana tapestries themselves are works of art that have captivated art enthusiasts and historians for centuries. These exquisite Flemish tapestries are not only visually stunning but also hold immense historical and cultural significance.
With The Invention of Glory, readers can engage with the history of these remarkable tapestries and gain a deeper understanding of their origins, symbolism, and artistic techniques employed by the skilled Flemish craftsmen of the time.
Conservation and restoration play a critical role in preserving the beauty and integrity of these historical artifacts. The Invention of Glory takes readers on a journey behind the scenes, shedding light on the meticulous processes involved in ensuring the tapestries' longevity.
From understanding the materials used to painstakingly repairing and cleaning these delicate tapestries, readers can gain insight into the dedicated efforts undertaken by experts in the field of art conservation.
While the Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción serves as the primary home for the Pastrana tapestries, exhibitions featuring these magnificent artworks have also been held in various locations. The Invention of Glory provides readers with a comprehensive overview of these exhibitions, allowing them to discover opportunities to view these tapestries in person.
Art patronage has been a significant driving force behind the creation and preservation of countless artistic masterpieces. The Invention of Glory examines the role of art patronage in the context of the Pastrana tapestries, highlighting the individuals and institutions that have contributed to their existence and ongoing maintenance.
Readers of this book will gain a deeper appreciation for the astonishing beauty of the Pastrana tapestries and the intricate web of support and influence that has shaped their history.
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