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Early medieval art

in the British Museum & British Library

by Ernst Kitzinger

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed., 1955.

    StatementErnst Kitzinger.
    ContributionsBritish Museum., British Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18380989M
    ISBN 100714105287

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He is currently completing a general book on /5(7). A great place to start is the Oxford History of Art Series books. Lawrence Nees’s Early Medieval Art (Oxford University Press, ) provides a wonderful overview of the non-architectural arts of the period all organized into concise thematic Stalley’s Early Medieval Architecture (Oxford University Press, ) is a survey of extant architecture from the Carolingian to.

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The first book to consider such imagery across the dramatically diverse cultures of Western Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic Middle East, Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art illuminates the distinctions between the cosmological art of these three cultural spheres, and reasserts the centrality of astronomical imagery to the study of art.

This book deals with the art of church treasuries and cloisters in the early middle ages in Europe - the work of goldsmiths, ivory carvers, bronze casters, enamellers and wood carvers. These so-called 'Minor Arts' played a major creative role alongside Author: Elizabeth Parang.

In the first millennium, a rich and distinctive artistic tradition emerged in Europe. Early Medieval Art explores this tradition and tracks its development from c. AD through c. AD, revealing forms of artistic expression ranging from brilliant illuminated manuscripts to decorative chairs, rich embroidery, and precious metalwork.

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AD through c. The first book to consider such imagery across the dramatically diverse cultures of Western Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic Middle East, Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art illuminates the distinctions between the cosmological art of these three cultural spheres, and reasserts the centrality of astronomical imagery to the study of art.

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Interlacing is common in the Migration period art of Northern Europe, especially in the Insular art of Ireland and the British Isles and Norse art of the Early Middle Ages and in. Lawrence Nees is Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware, where he has taught since He is the author of 'The Gundohinus Gospels' (Cambridge, Mass., ), 'A Tainted Mantle: Hercules and the Classical Tradition at the Carolingian Court' (Philadelphia, ), and editor of 'Approaches to Early Medieval Art' /5(77).