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RAW, Barbara C. Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival . Cambridge, &c. : Cambridge University Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp.(4),v-xii,1-296,(12) + a central 16-page section of b&w plates. Illustrated. 8vo (160 x 234 mm), navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front & gilt lettering to spine.
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England number 1. Series editors: Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge.
Barbara Catherine Raw (d. August 2, 2018, Oxford) was at the University of Keele at the time of publication.
"The first major study of the drawings, paintings and carvings of the Crucifixion from tenth- and eleventh-century England, placing these works of art within the context of the tenth-century monastic revival. The drawings and paintings of the Crucifixion are discussed in relation to the literature, theology, liturgy and devotional practices of the late Anglo-Saxon period in order to reveal the richness and subtlety of religious belief at the time.".
1. The nature and purpose of Anglo-Saxon church art
2. The place of the crucifix in Anglo-Saxon religious life.
3. Crucifixion pictures in context.
4. Anglo-Saxon crucifixion iconography and the theology of the early medieval period.
5. The crucifix with angels.
6. The crucifix with the crowned Christ.
7. Minor iconographic types.
8. Artistic themes and the thought of the period.
Catalogue and index of works of art.
With bibliography and index.
Inked personal acquisition mark to gutter of contents page, name to title page, else very good in lightly rubbed dustjacket. 150.00
Title: Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival. First Edition in dustjacket
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521363705: 1990
ISBN Number: 0521363705
ISBN Number 13: 9780521363709
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