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RAW, Barbara C. Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1990). Pp. [i]-xii,1-296,(12), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England number 1. Series editors: Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge. "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 litearture, theology, liturgy and devotional practices of the late Anglo-Saxon period inorder to reveal the richness and subtlety of religious belief at the time. " - from the dj. Contents: 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. Inked personal acquisition mark to gutter of contents page, name to title page, else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 150.00
Title: Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival. in dj.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521363705:
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