[HNW] reference question
emmelyne at silkewerk.com
Mon Nov 12 06:57:48 PST 2007
> A quilter in Caid is looking for images of the medieval vices and
> Do you know of a source to find images of these?
This book might be a good starting point for her. At least it will
tell her where to look further.
HOURIHANE, Colum. (ed.)
_Virtue and Vice - The Personifications in the Index of Christian
Art._ Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN 0-691-05037-6.
The first half of the book is a collection of six essays on virtues
and vices as they appear in medieval literature and art. The second
half is a catalog (divided between virtues and vices, and then
alphabetized) of where various depictions occur and what medium
Hope that helps,
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