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by Laurence J. Morrocco,Annemarie Weyl Carr

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ISBN:
0292781180
Author:
Laurence J. Morrocco,Annemarie Weyl Carr
Category:
History & Criticism
Language:
English
Publisher:
Menil Collection; 1St Edition edition (September 1, 1991)
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157 pages
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Annemarie Weyl Carr (Author), Laurence J. Morrocco (Author). I learned about the theft and recovery and restoration of the masterpieces of these murals of Lysi, Cyprus when I was taking a masters level course in the history of Christian art and architecture.

Annemarie Weyl Carr (Author), Laurence J. In short: the masterpieces were stolen from an Orthodox church in Cyprus. They were found and the entire collection ransomed. The Houston art museum built a facility to restore each one in minute detail.

Byzantine Masterpiece Recovered, the Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus. This book treats the dome and apse paintings pirated from a small Greek Orthodox church isolated in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in the years following the Turkish invasion of 1974

Byzantine Masterpiece Recovered, the Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus. by Laurence J. Morrocco and Annemarie Weyl Carr. This book treats the dome and apse paintings pirated from a small Greek Orthodox church isolated in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in the years following the Turkish invasion of 1974. It lays out a remarkable threefold effort of restoration. First is their restoration, through their rescue from the shadowy underworld of the illegal art market, to public awareness and admiration, as described in Bertrand Davezac's introduction.

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Start by marking A Byzantine Masterpiece Recovered, the Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus: The Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Second is their physical restoration undertaken by Laurence Morrocco, who received the paintings cut by the pirates into thirty-eight segments which had lost their curvature.

A Byzantine Masterpiece Recovered, the Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus Format: Hardcover Authors: Annemarie Weyl Carr, Laurence J. Morrocco ISBN10: 0292781172 Published: 1991-08-01 A Byzantine Masterpiece Recovered, the Thirteenth-Century Murals of Lysi, Cyprus.

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Professor Emerita of Art History Annemarie Weyl Carr, Laurence J Morrocco. First is their restoration, through their rescue from the shadowy underworld of the illegal art market, to public awareness and admiration, as described in Bertrand Davezac's introduction

Weyl-Carr, . ‘Cyprus in the thirteenth century’ in Weyl-Carr, . Morrocco, . eds), A Byzantine Masterpiece recovered: the 13th century murals of Lysi, Cyprus (Austin, Texas 1991) 83-97. Recommend this journal.

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