This paper considers Netherlandish brass lecterns, in their various guises, from various perspectives – as metal sculptures, as liturgical fixtures, and as vehicles for private commemoration – and argues that they constitute a significant, if overlooked, category of early Netherlandish art.
Join Yale for their up-coming Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture series.
In this seminar, Dr Naomi Howell and Graham Fereday from Exeter University will discuss the history, study and ongoing conservation of these extremely rare, fragile objects using a combination of high-definition photography, 360-degree videos and 3D-printed models.
This year’s speaker is Dr Andrea M. Achi, Assistant Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The paper re-examines some of the complex and enigmatic imagery in search of the sources, meanings and functions of the frescoes in their key position above the high altar and the tomb of St Francis.
The seminar covers current research into the intellectual history of book production in the Middle Ages, into the history of medieval texts and script and into manuscript culture more generally. The great value of the seminar, which was founded in the 1970s, is that it draws on a wide pool of expertise from the academicContinue reading “Online Lecture Series: Medieval Manuscripts Seminar Spring 2021 (Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London)”
Join the upcoming Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar with Dr Maria Lidova (Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence), who will be presenting on: ‘Christ, Fire, Gospels: Images of Theophany in the Chapel of Galla Placidia in Ravenna’.
Join Zurbarán Centre with ARTES Iberian & Visual Culture Group, at Durham University for Dr Tom Nickson’s upcoming talk.
Join the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society on Wednesday 17 February for Dr Niamh Whitfield’s presentation on: ‘The ‘Tara’ brooch: the making of a medieval masterpiece’.
Join Dr Jack Hartnell (University of East Anglia) for ‘Wound Man: Three Early Modern Afterlives of a Medieval Surgical Image’.