The Pictorial Arts of the West, 800-1200

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A nearly complete new work replacing the author's Painting in Europe 800-1200 (Pelican, 1971), this volume augurs well for the Pelican series now directed by Yale University Press. Dodwell adds embroidery, stained glass, and mosaic to his earlier survey of manuscript painting and enlarges the coverage to include Irish, Anglo-Saxon, and English Romanesque work. Although the bibliography stops in the late 1980s, this is a strong survey of the period, with incomparably better plates than the original series. Highly recommended for all art collections; pay close attention to this revivified series.-- Jack Perry Brown, Art Inst. of Chicago Lib.
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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
1 Eastern and Western Christendom 1
2 Embroidery: 800-1200 11
3 Painting: 800-1200 32
4 The Carolingian Renaissance 45
5 Painting in Ireland: 800-1170 85
6 Anglo-Saxon Painting: 800-1100 95
7 Painting in Germany and Austria: 900-1100 123
8 Mosaics and Painting in Italy and Sicily: 900-1200 157
9 Painting in France and in Jerusalem 191
10 Painting in Spain 244
11 Painting in the Empire and Scandinavia: 1100-1200 269
12 Painting in England: 1100-1200 321
13 Stained Glass: 1100-1200 375
14 Transitional 404
Abbreviations 406
Notes 407
Select Bibliography 439
Index of Iconography and of Named Artists and Scribes 443
General Index 447
Photographic Acknowledgements 462
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