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Author Gearhart, Heidi C., 1976-
Title Theophilus and the theory and practice of medieval art / Heidi C. Gearhart.
Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]

Subject Theophilus, Presbyter, active 12th century. De diversis artibus.
Art -- Early works to 1800.
Art -- Technique -- Early works to 1800.
Art, Medieval.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 193 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Summary "Explores Theophilus' On Diverse Arts, a twelfth-century treatise on artistic techniques. Examines the system of values according to which medieval artists operated and created art objects"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-182) and index.
Contents Pedagogy and exegesis -- The transformation of matter -- Monastic labor and craft -- The display of skill.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780271079837 (electronic bk.)
0271079835 (electronic bk.)
9780271077154
0271077158
ISBN/ISSN 40027162979
OCLC # 1001338194
Additional Format Print version: Gearhart, Heidi C., 1976- Theophilus and the theory and practice of medieval art. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017] 9780271077154 (DLC) 2016037480 (OCoLC)959552270.