News: 13th century paintings discovered at Poitiers Cathedral

Some thirteenth century wall paintings of exceptional quality were discovered at Poitiers Cathedral earlier this year. Measuring 900 square metres, these murals were covered by whitewash in the eighteenth century. You can read more here at France Bleu and watch a video here at la Nouvelle Republique Best wishes for your winter holidays from all at Medieval  Art Research!

Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages

Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages (Poitiers, 10-11 Apr 2014) The big names of art history such as the Limbourg brothers, Donatello, Pisanello, Barthélemy d’Eyck, Jean Fouquet or Albrecht Dürer have left important traces of their preoccupation with heraldic and emblematic depictions, whether in preserved artwork or by being mentioned in financial sources. BesidesContinue reading “Call For Papers: Heraldic Artists and Painters in the Middle Ages”