The Art of Paper: From the Holy Land to the Americas


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by Caroline Fowler. Published by Yale University Press, 2019. First edition. Hardcover, cloth-backed boards. 174pp. mostly color illustrations. Fine, still in shrinkwrap

“The untold story of how paper revolutionized art making during the Renaissance, exploring how it shaped broader concepts of authorship, memory, and the transmission of ideas over the course of three centuries In the late medieval and Renaissance period, paper transformed society-not only through its role in the invention of print but also in the way it influenced artistic production”¬†