Irish High Crosses

Irish High Crosses The freestanding crosses which embellish the ancient monasteries of Ireland are among the most attractive and skilful pieces of sculpture to survive the so called dark ages a time when the art of

  • Title: Irish High Crosses
  • Author: Roger Stalley
  • ISBN: 9780946172566
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • The freestanding crosses, which embellish the ancient monasteries of Ireland, are among the most attractive and skilful pieces of sculpture to survive the so called dark ages , a time when the art of stone carving was not widely practised on the continent of Europe Remnants of well over two hundred crosses remain, and these represent less than half the number that once eThe freestanding crosses, which embellish the ancient monasteries of Ireland, are among the most attractive and skilful pieces of sculpture to survive the so called dark ages , a time when the art of stone carving was not widely practised on the continent of Europe Remnants of well over two hundred crosses remain, and these represent less than half the number that once existed Athough studied over the centuries, many aspects of the crosses are still poorly understood Here Professor Roger Stalley of the Department of History of Art at Trinity College Dublin, contributes to the ongoing study by sharing his undoubted expertise on the form, function and mystery of these crosses that are scattered throughout the Irish countryside.

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    1. Awesome survey of the surviving high crosses from medieval Ireland, with descriptions and lots of color photographs.


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