Book Categories

Titles by: Vatican

Vatican

A Body For Glory

Theology of the Body in the Papal Collections

Elizabeth Lev and José Granados

The enigma of the body is the theme of this concisevolume. The text retraces and narrates the habits andcustoms of ancient peoples, religious cults, and artisticideals: the Egyptians, ancient Greece, the Romans,Christianity, and Michelangelo and the...

ISBN:
NCR816

List Price:
$24.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Bramante's Spiral Staircase

Recent Restorations - Vatican Museum
Volume II

Christiane Denker Nesselrath

Located in the Villa Belvedere in the Vatican and completed in 1574 by the great Renaissance architect, Donato Bramante, with extraordinarily ingenious architecture, Bramante's staircase, then referred to as "lumacha," or "snail," still garners the ...

ISBN:
NCR818

List Price:
$14.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
The Fifteenth Century Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel

Recent Restorations - Vatican Museum
Volume IV

Jorge Maria Cardinal Mejía, et al.

Here is a beautifully illustrated book of Illuminating essays on the magnificent frescoes by the greatest artists of the quattrocento of Florentine and Umbrian origins that present important scenes from the life of Moses and the life of Christ.

ISBN:
NCR820

List Price:
$24.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Fra Angelico and the
Chapel of Nicholas V

Texts by Innocenzo Venchi, et al.

Here is a scholarly publication with beautiful color photographs that document the recent important restoration of Fra Angelico's masterful frescoes in the chapel built by Pope Nicholas V in 1448. The texts were written by the chief Vatican scholars...

ISBN:
NCR819

List Price:
$14.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Life of a Swiss Guard

Vatican

Published in three languages-Italian, English, andGerman-this volume recounts the life of thePontifical Swiss Guard. It delves into the daily life ofthese men, offering insights into the ordinary rhythmsof their days as well as the unique aspects of...

ISBN:
NCR811

List Price:
$49.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Michaelangelo and I: Facts, People, Surprises and Discoveries in the Restoration of the Sistine Chapel

Gianluigi Colalucci

For the first time, Maestro Gianluigi Colalucci, former head restorer of the Vatican Museums, recounts in this book-available in Italian, English and Spanish-his memorable experience of the historical and controversial restoration of Michelangelo's ...

ISBN:
NCR825

List Price:
$24.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Michelangelo and the Ceiling

The Bible in the Sistine Chapel

Edited by Roberto Zagnoli

The frescoes on the Vault, a brilliant depiction of thefirst book of the Bible, Genesis, are displayed through adivision into sections, faithfully presenting thesuccession of the biblical episodes. The volume isaccompanied by an exceptional iconogra...

ISBN:
NCR821

List Price:
$64.95

Format: Hardcover

(Digital Formats Available)
Michelango Foirentino and Rafael Da Urbino

Masters of Art in the Vatican

Antonio Paolucci

A magnificently illustrated art book of the highestquality that features the works in the Vatican of thesetwo Renaissance greats.To speak of Raphael and Michelangelo in the Vaticanmeans to return to the origins of the great Italian art ofthe Renaiss...

ISBN:
NCR813

List Price:
$89.95

Format: Hardcover

(Digital Formats Available)
Passion, Devotion, Compassion

Adele Breda

Dedicated to the passion of Christ in European art between the 14thand 16th centuries. It is an evocative and iconographic journey that shows not only the complexity and variety of styles and visual languages but also their evolution throughout the ...

ISBN:
NCR824

List Price:
$24.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
The Pauline Chapel

Edited by Maurizio De Luca and Arnold Nesselrath

This magnificently illustrated book, The PaulineChapel, the private chapel of the Apostolic Palaces, builtin 1537, accurately describes all the phases of thecomplex restoration works, providing a more advancedunderstanding of its historical, iconogr...

ISBN:
NCR815

List Price:
$79.95

Format: Hardcover

(Digital Formats Available)
Raphael or "Complete Perfection"

Antonio Paolucci

An elegant monographic volume dedicated to the operaomnia of Raphael Sanzio.Antonio Paolucci paints a comprehensive picture of thelife and work of the artist from Urbino, ranging from hisfirst experiences in the workshop of his father GiovanniSanti,...

ISBN:
NCR814

List Price:
$124.95

Format: Hardcover

(Digital Formats Available)
Raphael's School of Athens

Recent Restoration

Arnold Nesselrath

A valuable volume illustrated with numerous color photographs, documenting in minute detail the restoration of one of Raphael's most celebrated frescoes, the School of Athens, painted on one of the walls of the Stanza of the Segnaatura. The illustra...

ISBN:
NCR817

List Price:
$14.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
SISTINE CHAPEL TWENTY YEARS LATER

Vatican

Here is a fascinating book that documents whatis rightly considered to be the most importantintervention of preventive conservation andillumination carried out on this fundamentalmonument of Italian artistic civilization. It offers acollection of th...

ISBN:
NCR812

List Price:
$39.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
St. Joseph in Art

Iconology and Iconography of the Redeemer's Silent Guardian

Sandro Barbagallo

Rediscovering the presence in art of this little-mentioned biblical figure, this book emphasizes how, even artistically, Joseph has most frequently been portrayed as marginal and hidden from view. The author traces the episodes in which Joseph appea...

ISBN:
NCR823

List Price:
$34.95

Format: Paperback

(Digital Formats Available)
Vatican Treasures

Art and Faith

TBA Group

A DVD that condenses in seventy masterful minutes a fascinating story in pictures of two thousand years of church history and art. It was officially presented at the Vatican in the presence of Pope Benedict on October 25, 2012, and is now distribute...

ISBN:
NCR822

List Price:
$5.95

Format: MM

(Digital Formats Available)

Items in Cart: ?