This book, by Kurt Weitzmann is a beautifully illustrated volume examining the Icon, an object of devotion, as a treasured art form. From the small treasures found at Mount Sinai to the magnificient Kiev portrayal of Saint John the Baptist, Weitzmann has carefully selected the icons that include materials of wood, stone, marble, and ivory carvings.
This hardcover book is used and is in good condition. The brown cloth-covered book comes with a dust jacket. The book has light wear at front lower edge. The jacket has a few light scratches and there is a small tear (less than 1/2 inch) on the back of the, near the lower fold. This book is clean, binding is tight and interior is unmarked.
This book contains 135 pages, several black and white illustrations and 48 color plates and a bibliography.
Title: The Icon—Holy Images Sixth to Fourteenth Century
Author: Kurt Weitzmann
Publisher: George Braziller, Inc.
Place: N.Y., NY
Date of Publication: 1978
Number of Pages: 135
Dimensions: 8.25 x 11.25 inches