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History of British Art: Volume 1 (hardback)

by Tim Ayers

by Volume Editor Tim Ayers, General Editor David Bindman

History of British Art: Volume 1 (hardback)
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This book covered by Tim Ayers, covers the period from the reconnection with a Christian-Roman tradition in the seventh century to the traumatic break from Rome at the time of the Reformation.

Medieval Britain produced some of the world's most beautiful and significant objects and buildings, including the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Bayeux Tapestry and Durham Cathedral. Drawing upon the latest discoveries and research, leading scholars here unravel the complex stories behind the phenomenal artistic activity of the Middle Ages and into the Reformation across all media, including painting, sculpture, architecture, book illumination, frescoes, embroidery, printing, carving and stained glass.

  • Author Volume Editor Tim Ayers, General Editor David Bindman
  • Pages 256 pp
  • Number of illustrations 133 colour illustrations
  • Dimensions 297 x 235 mm
  • Publisher Tate Publishing
  • Hardback yes
  • ISBN No. 978 1 85437 650 3
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