Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 1:00PM
Museum of London

Drawings in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts

Dr Sally Dormer

Medieval drawings are frequently viewed as the poor cousins of fully-painted miniatures.  But in England, an appreciation of drawing persisted throughout the Middle Ages.  Based within the late 10th and early 11th centuries, this lecture proves that drawing was more than an expedient alternative to full paint.

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Dr. Sally Dormer has been the course tutor for the Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Year Course at the Victoria and Albert Museum since its inception in 1993 and has lectured there since 1984. She is a specialist medieval art historian and lecturer who gained an MA in Medieval Art History and a PH.D on medieval manuscript illumination at the Courtauld Institute, University of London.

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16 May 2012

Drawings in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts
Dr Sally Dormer

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