Celtic Art by Venceslas KrutaCeltic Art by Venceslas Kruta

Celtic Art

byVenceslas Kruta

Hardcover | April 20, 2015

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An accessible, beautifully designed introduction to Celtic art, written by the world expert, this book offers a carefully chosen sequence of 250 masterpieces ranging from the fifth century BC to the eighth century AD. The great variety and full range of Celtic artistic production is represented - from stone sculptures, terracotta vases and iron swords to amber necklaces, golden torques, bronze fibulas and illuminated manuscripts. Specially commissioned photography and lavish reproductions celebrate and reinforce the delicacy and beauty of Celtic art. This volume spans the entire Celtic world - from Ireland to France, Italy to Hungary, the Czech Republic to Germany and Austria. The result is an authoritative survey of this magnificent period of artistic culture, as well as a rich visual sourcebook for students, arts and crafts lovers.

Venceslas Kruta is one of the world leading experts on Celtic art and civilization. Emeritus Professor of European Ancient History Studies at L''Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris, he is the former Director of the Institute for Celtic Studies in Paris and former President of the academic reviews Gallia and Etudes Celtiques. He i...
Title:Celtic ArtFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 11.75 × 8.75 × 1 inPublished:April 20, 2015Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714845973

ISBN - 13:9780714845975

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