TITLE

The Composition of the First Cross Page of the Lindisfarne Gospels: 'Square Schematism' and the Hiberno-Saxon Aesthetic

AUTHOR(S)
Guilmain, Jacques
PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec85, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p535
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the geometry and spacing of the ornamentation of the first cross page of the 'Lindisfarne Gospels' in relation to the larger forms and the composition as a whole. Description of the series of compositions in the gospels based on cruciform motifs; Problem concerning the proportions of the rectangular format of the design; Information on the artist's conception of the design.
ACCESSION #
5314987

 

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