- december 2006
- 84 pagina’
This book offers a lavishly illustrated exploration of the culture & craftsmanship of arms and armour during the Renaissance and Baroque periods – as represented in art. This lavishly illustrated volume presents an informative and entertaining exploration of the culture, symbolism, and craftsmanship of the arms and armour of the Renaissance and Baroque eras – as revealed through the art of the period. Knights in Shining Armor also takes a fascinating look at the world of the Manly Woman and the women-at-arms of the time as represented in art. Featuring 100 full-colour and black and white illustrations, this will become a treasured volume for anyone interested in the fascinating world of ornamental arms and armour.