xiv, 234 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Translated from the German.
Formerly CIP. Uk.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A translation into English of an important work, originally published in German in the 1970s, on the making and meaning of European medieval and Baroque painted wood sculpture. It combines scientific analysis of materials with an art-historical appreciation of form and function, an approach that has led to the development of technical art history as practiced today"--Provided by publisher.