101 Celtic Crosses

101 Celtic Crosses

Book - 2004
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A comprehensive design source book of all types of Celtic crosses by leading exponent of Celtic art, Courtney Davis.The 101 crosses cover the whole history of Celtic design from the earliest examples found on ancient stone tablets and monuments to Courtney Davis's own celebrated modern interpretations. With crosses from the famous Celtic manuscripts such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Book of Kells and from intricate Celtic jewellery.The 101 cross designs are all hand painted by Courtney Davis and printed in full colour. Each is accompanied by a black and white version of the same image on the adjacent page - perfect for scanning or photocopying for use on readers' personal art, design or craft project.The introduction gives a brief history of the Celts and an explanation of the birth and development of their artistic style with particular relation to cross designs.
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles ; Cincinnati, OH : F&W Publications (distributor), 2004
ISBN: 9780715316672
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 16 17 cm


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