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This Golden Glow

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Chrysography is a technique employed by early Christian scribes who used gold ink to copy the Gospels of the Bible. Chrysography became a crucial element in Crusader icon paintings, but little is known about why it was used. Jaroslav Folda, a professor of art history, believes it provides insight into differing developments in medieval and Renaissance art.
Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 22 Issue 3, Spring 2006, p21-23, il