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Corpus of medieval misericords

Elaine C. Block

Corpus of medieval misericords

Belgium (B) - Netherlands (NL)

by Elaine C. Block

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Published by Brepols in Turnhout .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood-carving, Gothic,
  • Relief (Sculpture),
  • Misericords

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 231) and indexes.

    Other titlesCorpus of medieval misericords :
    StatementElaine C. Block ; edition prepared by Christel Theunissen
    ContributionsTheunissen, Christel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK9755.A1 B46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24821781M
    ISBN 102503516009
    ISBN 109782503516004
    LC Control Number2010537147
    OCLC/WorldCa650248694

    - Misericords are small ledges containing decorative carvings on the seat bottoms of Medieval church choir stalls to allow the monks some level of relief while standing during long services. Apparently, Medieval carvers were given great latitude in choosing their subjects as most have no religious connotations at all. In fact, most are quite whimsical and some downright profane pins. 3. Mary Désirée Anderson, Misericords: Medieval Life in English Woodcarvings (Harmonds worth: Penguin Books, ), ; Malcolm Jones, "The Misericords of Beverley Minster: A Corpus of Folkloric Imagery and Its Cultural Milieu, with Special Reference to the Influence of Northern.

    Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords in France: XIII – XVI century. () ISBN Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords Iberia: Portugal – Spain XIII-XVI. () ISBN Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords: Belgium (B) – Netherlands (NL). () ISBN Elaine C. Block, Misericords in the Rhineland. BLOCK, Elaine C., «Choir stall carvings of Reynard and other foxes», Reynard the Fox: a social engagement and cultural metamorphoses in the beast epic from the Middle Ages to the present, K. Varty (ed.), New York, Berghahn Books, , p. BLOCK, Elaine C., Corpus of medieval misericords in France, Turnhout, Brepols,

    Corpus of Medieval Misericords(Turnhout: Brepols, ), a remarkably com-prehensive description and photographic record of misericords in no fewer than French churches. If I may be permitted to close this introduction on a personal note, it is one of the particular privileges of organizing such an event that one is able to invite one’s. Buy English Medieval Misericords: The Margins of Meaning by Paul Hardwick online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Series: CORPUS OF MEDIEVAL MISERICORDS (Book 2) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Brepols (distributed) (Decem ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x 1 x 11 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewAuthor: Elaine C.

Block. Corpus of Medieval Misericords: France [Block, Elaine C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Corpus of Medieval Misericords: France5/5(1). The Corpus of Medieval Misericords (XIII-XXVI) consists of five volumes; the first four focus on the misericords and related choir stall carvings in specific regions of Europe.

The fifth includes an extensive iconographic index of themes common to various countries as well as themes that are unique to a single : Renaissance choir stalls with misericords ; Medieval choir stalls with no misericords or only with foilage or angels ; Records of lost misericords ; Lexicon of medieval choir stalls ; Iconographic index.

Other Titles: Corpus of medieval misericords in France, 13th. Buy Corpus of Medieval Misericords by Elaine C Block from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Remnant, G. Misericords in Great Britain; with an essay on their iconography by Mary D. Anderson.(re-issue ).

Oxford University Press. ISBN ; Further reading. Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords in France: XIII – XVI century. () ISBN Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords Iberia: Portugal – Spain XIII-XVI. The Corpus of Medieval Misericords (XIII-XXVI) consists of five volumes; the first four focus on the misericords and related choir stall carvings in specific regions of Europe.

The fifth includes an extensive iconographic index of themes common to various countries as well as themes that are unique to a. Book Description: Misericord carvings present a fascinating corpus of medieval art which, in turn, complements our knowledge of life and belief in the late middle ages.

Subjects range from the sacred to the profane and from the fantastic to the everyday, seemingly giving equal weight to the scatological and the spiritual alike. Misericord carvings present a fascinating corpus of medieval art which, in turn, complements our knowledge of life and belief in the late middle ages.

Subjects range from the sacred to the profane and from the fantastic to the everyday, seemingly giving e. Minnis, R. Voaden (eds.) Medieval Holy Women in the Christian Tradition cc Brepols Publishers, hardcover XI p., 3 b/w ill., 7 b.

Thus the medieval artist had to employ special techniques to present his subject, particularly if it was a scene involving several elements. Most misericords are fine pieces of design, original, arresting and highly skilled in execution. As such they are far from being crude folk art. Subjects are concise, economical and sharply focussed.

Elaine C. Block Corpus of Medieval misericords in France Brepols. Vol 2 Martien Coppens. Gothic choir stalls in the Netherlands Elsevier Amsterdam M.G. Challis Life in medieval England as portrayed on Church Misericords & Bench ends Teamband Ltd.

Mike Harding A little book of Misericords Aurum Corpus of medieval misericords: Belgium (B) - Netherlands (NL). [Elaine C Block; Christel Theunissen] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elaine C Block; Christel Theunissen. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Misericords of the World.

The web's most comprehensive photo album and description (corpus) of the misericords, both medieval and modern, from nearly british, and continental churches and cathedrals, containing over photos.

It is worth noting that misericords are often refered to as Pity seats, misericordes and Misereres and in other languages as miséricordes, miserikordie and.

Misericord carvings present a fascinating corpus of medieval art which, in turn, complements our knowledge of life and belief in the late middle ages. Subjects range from the sacred to the profane and from the fantastic to the everyday, seemingly giving equal weight to.

New York. She has published fiftee n articles on medieval iconography. publishes a biannual journal. Profane Arts of the Middle Ages, and is completing a five volume Corpus of Medieval Misericords. Misericords in the Rhineland is the first book in English on German choir stalls. Much of the content has never been published in any language.

ISBN. Buy English Medieval Misericords: The Margins of Meaning (Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture) Reprint by Paul Hardwick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5.

Misericords in Great Britain; with an essay on their iconography by Mary D. Anderson. (re-issue ). Oxford University Press. ISBN Further reading. Elaine C. Block, Corpus of Medieval Misericords in France: XIII - XVI century.

ISBN do   Misericords were used from the 13th century to the 17th century, but the later ones, those carved in the 17th century, were often copies of earlier misericords. Elaine C. Block writes that: “[a]t the dawn of the Renaissance, tens of thousands of medieval misericord carvings must have existed.

Her monumental Corpus on Medieval Misericords volumes will no doubt inform medieval scholars for generations to come, and those included in the present collection are both proud and grateful to be of the first generation to benefit from her work on this body of carvings which challengingly - and playfully - straddles thesometimes invisible line.

Misericords: Medieval Life in English Woodcarving (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, ) Elaine C. Block Corpus of Medieval Misericords in France (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepolis, ) Francis Bond Wood Carvings in English Churches: Misericords (London: Oxford University Press, ; Series: Church Art in England) Arthur H.

Collins.Corpus of Medieval Misericords: Iberia, Turnhout Corpus of Medieval Misericords: France, Turnhout Her enthusiasm and commitment are also visible in the following books and articles in chronological order: Elaine C.

Block, Frédéric Billiet, Lexique Des Stalles Medievales/ Lexicon for Medieval Choir Stalls: Liturgical Furniture XIII.Misericord carvings present a fascinating corpus of medieval art which, in turn, complements our knowledge of life and belief in the late middle ages.

Subjects range from the sacr.