[HNW] reference question

Carol Thomas scbooks at mindspring.com
Mon Nov 12 08:15:25 PST 2007


Thank you, Cindy.  I will pass this along.  Have already sent all the 
other replies from the list, and they were very much appreciated.

Carllein

At 09:57 AM 11/12/2007, you wrote:
> > A quilter in Caid is looking for images of the medieval vices and
> > virtues.
> >
> > 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
>they're in.
>
>Hope that helps,
>Cindy
>
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