Sculpture and carvings

Medieval Ivories and Works of Art in the Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario

128 pages, jacketed paperback, 280 x 240 mm, 80 illustrations
PRICE: £25.00
ISBN: 978 1 903470 80 0

 

The Thomson collection contains examples of the highest quality of most types of medieval ivory carving, both secular and religious. These include large statuettes of the Virgin and Child intended to stand on altars in chapels, small versions for private use in the home and folding tablets or diptychs with scenes from the life of Christ carved in relief. Read more