Book Series Publications of the Dictionary of Old English , vol. 5

England's Earliest Sculptors

R.N. Bailey

  • Pages: 155 p.
  • Size:170 x 255 mm
  • Illustrations:32 col.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2000

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  • ISBN: 978-0-88844-905-4
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Summary

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.