Redating the Arca Santa of Oviedo

Harris, Julie A.
March 1995
Art Bulletin;Mar1995, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
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.


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