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Medieval Vision (The Visual Culture of Wales, Volume 3)
by Peter Lord
Focusing on Welsh history between the collapse of Roman domination and the 16th-century Renaissance, this text explores how economic, political, and religious forces generated many surprising and original Christian images. This volume describes how the cycles of the lives of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and the saints provided a framework for everyday life and art. More than 45 ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 22nd 2003 by University of Wales Press
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Peter Lord is an art historian, who specialises in the study of the visual culture of Wales. He has particular interests in the artisan painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in the imaging of industrial Wales in the first half of the twentieth century, and in the theoretical questions which arise from the study of visual culture in a nation regarded as marginal to the mainstream of ...moreMore about Peter Lord...