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Golden Age Of Irish Art (The) - The Medieval Achievement - 600-1200

Harbison, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0500019274 / ISBN 13: 9780500019276
Published by Thames & Hudson, London, England, 1999
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368 pages - in English - 275 illustrations - 77 in colour - Cchristianity reached Ireland in the 5th century and this religious context created a flowering of the arts : illuminated Gospels, a treasury of crosses, reliquaries and manuscripts - for long, there had been a lack of dates and documentation on these beautiful objects - the book is the first chronological study on this Golden Age, with illustrations of illuminated manuscripts, metalwork, architecture and sculpture, making it the most lavish and authoritative survey on the subject - bibliography and index - Dr Peter Harbison is the leading expert on early Irish art and a Professor of Archaeology. Bookseller Inventory # 001707

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Title: Golden Age Of Irish Art (The) - The Medieval...

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, London, England

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Cloth

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The most fruitful age of Irish art is celebrated here in words and images, focusing on the Medieval period and the work it produced, including manuscript illumination and luxury metalwork, focusing on the art, architecture, metalwork, and sculpture that enlivened the period.

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The author of Pre-Christian Ireland, also published by Thames and Hudson, Peter Harbison is Honorary Academic Editor of the Royal Irish Academy.

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