The invention of glory

Afonso V and the Pastrana tapestries by Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra

Published by Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Ediciones El Viso in Madrid .
Written in

  • Art collections,
  • Conservation and restoration,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Flemish Tapestry,
  • Pastrana tapestries,
  • Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Pastrana, Spain),
  • Tapestry,
  • Art patronage

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAfonso V and the Pastrana tapestries
    Statement[texts, Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra ... et al. ; translation, Philip Sutton]
    ContributionsFundación Carlos de Amberes, National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Meadows Museum
    LC ClassificationsNK3055.P37 I58 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25306666M
    ISBN 108487369693, 8495241846
    ISBN 109788487369698, 9788495241849
    LC Control Number2011534259

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