From the Isles of the North: Early Medieval Art in Ireland and Britain : Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Insular Art Held in the Ulster Museum, Belfast, 7-11 April, 1994
Thirty original essays from internationally renowned art experts as they examine the creative genius from Ireland and Britain. Many regard the Celtic art from this period as being essential to European civilization, and these experts state their case clearly, complete with illustrations.
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THE EVIDENCE FROM DRESS
POLYCHROME ENAMELLING AND EARLY MANUSCRIPT
INSULAR NONFERROUS METALWORK FROM WALES OF THE 8TH TO 10TH
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