Celtic Ornament

Celtic Ornament

Art of the Scribe

Book - 2001
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Noted artist and best-selling author Courtney Davis celebrates the intricate artistry of the great Celtic Christian scribes. Early Celtic artists drew upon ancient traditions to design exquisitely patterned jewelry, metalwork, and carvings. With the arrival of Celtic Christianity, their focus turned to the glorification of God, seen in magnificently illustrated manuscripts such as the Book of Kells. Drawing upon these two historical traditions, Davis offers a fresh look at Celtic ornamentation, using examples from famous manuscripts, gospels, and other works. "A very useful source for artists."-- Library Journal .
Publisher: London : Cassell, c2001
ISBN: 9780304359622
0304359629
Branch Call Number: 745.442 DAV 2001
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Graham-Flynn, Fiona
Alternative Title: Art of the scribe

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