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A Reservoir of Ideas essays in honour of Paul Williamson by Davies, Glyn

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wood sculpture,
  • Ivories,
  • Festschriften,
  • Medieval Sculpture

Book details:

About the Edition

An invaluable reference for all those interested in the history of sculpture and medieval art. This lavishly illustrated volume is a celebratory tribute to the leading scholar and curator Paul Williamson, formerly Keeper of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum. This rich collection of over twenty fully illustrated essays covers an array of medieval topics, with a particular emphasis on sculpture. The contributors, all friends and colleagues of the dedicatee, are prominent experts in their different fields, from the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. The wide range of subjects covered includes ivories, wood carvings, alabaster, architectural sculpture, caskets, reliquaries, and questions of imagery and iconography. With a full scholarly apparatus, A Reservoir of Ideas is an invaluable work of reference. The volume celebrates the museum career and scholarship of Paul Williamson, a scholar and curator whose outstanding contribution to art history continues to expand and inspire the study of sculpture in general and medieval art in particular.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-289) and index.

Statementedited by Glyn Davies and Eleanor Townsend
ContributionsWilliamson, Paul, 1954- honouree
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB170 .R48 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination292 pages
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27239294M
ISBN 101911300164
ISBN 109781911300168
OCLC/WorldCa981116911

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