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R.N. Bailey
England's Earliest Sculptors
The Stone Carvings of Anglo-Saxon England.

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XX+155 p., 32 colour ill., 170 x 255 mm, 1996
ISBN: 978-0-88844-905-4
Languages: English
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The work provides an overview of Anglo-Saxon sculpture from its tentative beginnings in the seventh century to the Norman Conquest. The author identifies and illustrates the major influences on early English sculpture - the Christian Mediterranean, Merovingian, Carolingian and Scandinavian traditions - and shows how these combined with native English elements to create the particular aesthetic synthesis that is Anglo-Saxon carving in stone.
Interest Classification:
Book History, Manuscript Studies & Palaeography
Objects of writing & related topics
Inscriptions (epigraphy)
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
English language & literature
Old English language & literature
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Sculpture
Medieval sculpture
Medieval & Renaissance History (c.400-1500)
Medieval European history (400-1500) : main subdisciplines
Cultural & intellectual history
Medieval History (400-1500) : subperiods
Merovingian & Carolingian period

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