ASPNS Bibliography 7: Art History


7. Art History

7.1 Art of the Ancient World

7.1.1 General Works

Stückelberger, Alfred, Bild und Wort: das illustrierte Fachbuch in der antiken Naturwissenschaft, Medizin und Technik (1994)


7.2 Medieval Art

7.2.1 Reference Sources

Deshman, R., Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Scandinavian Art: an Annotated Bibliography (Boston, 1985)

7.2.2 General Works

Backhouse, J., D.H. Turner and L. Webster, ed., The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art, 966-1066 (London, 1984)
Dodwell, C.R., Anglo-Saxon Art: a New Perspective (Manchester, 1982)
Duby, G., Art and Society in the Middle Ages (Oxford, 1999)
Gameson, Richard, The Role of Art in the Late Anglo-Saxon Church (Oxford, 1995)
Hawkes, Jane, The Golden Age of Northumbria (Morpeth, 1996)
Hawkes, Jane and Susan Mills, ed., Northumbria's Golden Age (Stroud, 1999)
Kendrick, T.D., Anglo-Saxon Art to A.D. 900 (London, 1938)
Kendrick, T.D., Late Saxon and Viking Art (London, 1949)
Kitzinger, Ernst, Early Medieval Art in the British Museum, second edition (London, 1955)
Neuman de Vegvar, Carol L., The Northumbrian Renaissance: a Study in the Transmission of Style (Selinsgrove, 1987)
Rice, David Talbot, English Art, 871-1100 (Oxford, 1952)
Swartwout, R.E., The Monastic Craftsman: an Enquiry into the Services of Monks to Art in Britain and in Europe North of the Alps During the Middle Ages (Cambridge, 1932)
Webster, Leslie and Janet Backhouse, The Making of England: Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture A.D. 600-900 (London, 1991)
Wilson, David M., Anglo-Saxon Art from the Seventh Century to the Norman Conquest (London, 1984)
Wormald, Francis, Collected Writings, vol. 1: Studies in Medieval Art from the 6th to the 12th Centuries (London, 1984)

7.2.3 Plant Art

Behling, Lottlisa, Die Pflanze in der mittelalterlichen Tafelmalerei (Weimar, 1957)
Colling, J.K., Examples of English Medieval Foliage and Coloured Decoration Taken from Buildings of the 12th to the 15th Century (London, 1874)
Klæsøe, Iben Skibsted, 'Plant Ornament: a Key to a New Chronology of the Viking Age', Lund Archaeological Review (1997), 73-87
Ohlgren, Thomas H., 'The Pagan Iconography of Christian Ideas: Tree-Lore in Anglo-Viking England', Mediaevistik 1 (1989), 145-73

7.2.4 Manuscript Art

7.2.4.1 Reference Sources

Brown, Michelle P., Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: a Guide to Technical Terms (London, 1994)
Budny, Mildred, Insular, Anglo-Saxon and Early Anglo-Norman Manuscript Art at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: an Illustrated Catalogue (Kalamazoo, 1998)
Doane, A.N., Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile, 1- (Binghamton, 1994-)
Ohlgren, Thomas H. and William I. Bormann, Corpus of Insular, Anglo-Saxon and Early Anglo-Norman
Manuscript Art: a Hypertext System (Hypershell Version 1.0) (West Lafayette, Indiana, 1994) [computer software] [For a shorter version in print, see Ohlgren below]
Ohlgren, Thomas H., comp., Insular and Anglo-Saxon Illuminated Manuscripts: an Iconographic Catalogue c. A.D. 625 to 1100 (London, 1986) [For a revised and expanded version available as computer software, see Ohlgren and Bormann above]

7.2.4.2 General Works

Alexander, J.J.G., Anglo-Saxon Illumination in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1970)
Alexander, J.J.G., Insular Manuscripts, Sixth to the Ninth Century (London, 1978)
Alexander, J.J.G., Medieval Illuminators and their Methods of Work (London, 1992)
Brown, Michelle P., Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (London, 1991)
Gameson, Richard, 'English Manuscript Art in the Mid-Eleventh Century: the Decorative Tradition', Antiquaries Journal 71 (1991), 64-122
Henderson, George, From Durrow to Kells: the Insular Gospel-Books, 650-800 (London, 1987)
Nordenfalk, Carl, Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting: Book Illumination in the British Isles, 600-800 (London, 1977)
Ohlgren, Thomas H., Anglo-Saxon Textual Illustration: Photographs of Sixteen Manuscripts with Descriptions and Index (Kalamazoo, 1992) [This publication is supplemented by computer software, see Ohlgren and Bormann below]
Ohlgren, Thomas H. and William I. Bormann, Anglo-Saxon Textual Illustration [computer software] [This software is supplemental to Ohlgren above]
Temple, Elzbieta, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts 900-1066 (London, 1976)
Wormald, Francis, English Drawings of the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries (London, 1952)

7.2.5 Wall Painting

7.2.5.1 General Works

Cather, Sharon, David Park and Paul Williamson, ed., Early Medieval Wall Painting and Painted Sculpture in England (Oxford, 1990)

7.2.6 Sculpture

7.2.6.1 Reference Sources

Cramp, Rosemary J., ed., Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture (Oxford, 1984-)
Harvey, J., English Mediaeval Architects: a Biographical Dictionary Down to 1550, Including Master Masons, Carpenters, Carvers, Building Contractors and Others Responsible for Design, revised edition (Stroud, 1984)

7.2.6.2 General Works

Bailey, Richard N., England's Earliest Sculptors (Toronto, 1996)
Brown, Baldwin, The Arts in Early England, vol. 6.2: Anglo-Saxon Sculpture (London, 1937)
Cramp, Rosemary J., ed., Grammar of Anglo-Saxon Ornament: a General Introduction to the Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture (Oxford, 1990)
Cramp, Rosemary J., Studies in Anglo-Saxon Sculpture (London, 1992)
Cramp, Rosemary J. and James T. Lang, A Century of Anglo-Saxon Sculpture (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1977)
Hawkes, Jane, 'Anglo-Saxon Sculpture: Questions of Context', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 204-15
Lang, James, ed., Anglo-Saxon and Viking Age Sculpture and its Context: Papers from the Collingwood Symposium on Insular Sculpture from 800 to 1066 (Oxford, 1978)
Lang, James, Anglo-Saxon Sculpture (Princes Risborough, 1988)

7.2.6.3 Regional Studies

Bailey, Richard N., The Meaning of Mercian Sculpture (Leicester, 1990)
Bailey, Richard N., Viking Age Sculpture in Northern England (London, 1980)
Bailey, Richard N., 'What Mean these Stones?': Some Aspects of Pre-Norman Sculpture in Cheshire and Lancashire (Manchester, 1996)
Collingwood, W.G., Northumbrian Crosses of Pre-Norman Age (London, 1927)
Cramp, Rosemary J., Early Northumbrian Sculpture (Jarrow, 1970)
Lang, James, The Anglian Sculpture of Deira: the Classical Tradition (Jarrow, 1990)

7.2.6.4 Individual Artefacts

Cassidy, Brendan, ed., The Ruthwell Cross: Papers from the Colloquium Sponsored by the Index of Christian Art, Princeton University, 8 December 1989 (Princeton, 1992)
Cassidy, Brendan and Katherine Keifer, 'A Bibliography of the Ruthwell Cross', The Ruthwell Cross: Papers from the Colloquium Sponsored by the Index of Christian Art,Princeton University, 8 December 1989, edited by Brendan Cassidy (Princeton, 1992), p. 167-99
Orton, Fred, 'Northumbrian Sculpture (the Ruthwell and Bewcastle Monuments): Questions of Difference', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 216-26

7.2.7 Bone, Ivory and Antler Carving

7.2.7.1 General Works

Beckwith, John, Ivory Carvings in Early Medieval England (London, 1972)

7.2.7.2 Individual Artefacts

Lang, James, 'The Imagery of the Franks Casket: Another Approach', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 247-55
Webster, Leslie, 'The Iconographic Programme of the Franks Casket', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 227-46

7.2.8 Metalwork

7.2.8.1 Reference Sources

Hinton, David A., A Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Ornamental Metalwork, 700-1100 in the Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1974)
MacGregor, Arthur and Ellen Bolick, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: a Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals) (Oxford, 1993)
Wilson, D.M., Anglo-Saxon Ornamental Metalwork 700-1100 (London, 1964)

7.2.8.2 General Works

De Baye, J., The Industrial Arts of the Anglo-Saxons (London, 1893)

7.2.8.3 Individual Artefacts

Youngs, Susan, 'A Northumbrian Plaque from Asby Winderwath, Cumbria', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 281-95

7.2.9 Needlework

7.2.9.1 Reference Sources

Brown, Shirley Ann, The Bayeux Tapestry: History and Bibliography (Woodbridge, 1988)

7.2.9.2 Individual Artefacts

Brett. Gerard, 'The 'Rider' Silk', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 470-83
Crowfoot, Grace M., 'The Braids', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 433-63
Flanagan, J.F., 'The Design on the Soumak Braid', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 464-9
Flanagan, J.F., 'The Figured-Silks', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 484-525
Gameson, Richard, ed., The Study of the Bayeux Tapestry (Woodbridge, 1997)
Plenderleith, Elizabeth, Christopher Hohler and R. Freyhan, 'The Stole and the Maniples', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 375-432
Wilson, David M., The Bayeux Tapestry (London, 1985)

7.2.10 Leatherwork

7.2.10.1 General Works

Powell, Roger, 'The Stonyhurst Gospel: the Binding', The Relics of Saint Cuthbert, edited by C.F. Battiscombe (Oxford, 1956), p. 362-74


7.3 Types of Plant in Art

Hæggström, C-A., 'Pollards in Art', Botanical Journal of Scotland 46.4 (1994), 682-7
MacLean, Douglas, 'Northumbrian Vine-Scroll Ornament and the Book of Kells', Northumbria's Golden Age, edited by Jane Hawkes and Susan Mills (Stroud, 1999), p. 178-90
Phythian, J.E., Trees in Nature, Myth and Art (1907)



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