The Meanings of Icons
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Author: Leonid Ouspensky and Vladimir Lossky
Publisher: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1982
Size: 229 x 305 mm (9 x 12 in.) Hardbound, 244 pages, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.
The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 black and white and 51 color plates.
"In the nearly 40 years since the publication of the first German edition of this book, it has lost virtually none if its value for researchers, collectors, and in general anyone interested in iconography."
--Konrad Onasch, Theologische Literaturzeitung
"The Meaning of Icons, written with the theologian Vladimir Lossky, has done more than any single book for the study and application of icons in the twentieth century."
--Charles Lock, Canadian Slavonic Papers
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