The Visual and the Visionary: The Image in Late Medieval Monastic Devotions

@inproceedings{Hamburger1989TheVA,
  title={The Visual and the Visionary: The Image in Late Medieval Monastic Devotions},
  author={J. Hamburger},
  year={1989}
}
  • J. Hamburger
  • Published 1989
  • Art
  • "The Visual and the Visionary: The Image in Late Medieval Monastic Devotions." This article reconsiders traditional explanations for the novel attitudes toward imagery that have long been recognized as having characterized the late Middle Ages. In particular, it challenges the notion, inherited from Huizinga, that the widespread growth and acceptance of devotional imagery is to be attributed to the increasingly popular character of the audience for religious art. Particularly in the Rhineland… CONTINUE READING
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