TITLE

Redating the Arca Santa of Oviedo

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Julie A.
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1995, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recommends that the gilded silver casket housing holy relics known as Arca Santa of Oviedo be dated as part of the Pelagian Corpus, a body of works which Oviedo bishop Pelayo fabricated to restore Oviedo's prestige. Description of the Arca Santa; Cult of the Arca; Documentary evidence; Stylistic evidence; Figure of Saint Anne; Historical setting.
ACCESSION #
9504072111

 

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