"...an erudite discussion of manuscript illuminations and panel paintings...This sumptuous volume is the summation of a lifetime of scholarship by the author on this significant chapter in the history of medieval art...There is no better scholarly resource for the study of these magnificent works of art and this dynamic period of cross-cultural contact." --Religious Studies Review
Presents the story of Crusader art during the thirteenth century. This art was commissioned by Crusaders, pilgrims, merchants, and resident Franks in the Crusader Territories, between 1187-1291. The art was made by Crusader artists, from coins and seals, to fortification and church architecture, to illustrated manuscripts, and icon painting.