Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Ornament in Full Color CD-ROM and Book
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Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Ornament in Full Color CD-ROM and Book

by J. O. Westwood
     
 

Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colorful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and

Overview

Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colorful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and uniquely solemn religious imagery, they offer a wondrous variety of ancient ornamental artwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486997230
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/11/2008
Series:
Dover Electronic Clip Art Series
Edition description:
With CD Rom
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
822,392
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

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