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Admont Abbey

A. Gerhardt.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 18th-Century Art; Christian Art; Renaissance Art. 473 words.

Benedictine abbey on the River Enns in Styria, Austria. It was founded in the mid-11th century by Bishop Gebhard from Salzburg, endowed by St Henna von Gurk, Gräfin von Friessach (d 1045...

Astrology in medieval art

Sophie Page.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; Greek and Roman Art; Christian Art; Islamic Art; Renaissance Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 869 words.

Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both...

Battel, Jan van

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 108 words.

Flemish, 16th century, male.

Born in Mechelen; died, in Mechelen.

Painter, decorative artist, illuminator, miniaturist.

Mechelen School, Flemish School.

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Bobbio

Michael Richter.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 472 words.

Monastery in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Approximately 50 km south of Piacenza in the Apennines, it was founded c. ad 613 through the cooperation of the Lombard king Agilulf (reg 590–615) and...

Cathedral binding

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; 19th-Century Art; Christian Art. 10 words.

Centre d’études supérieures de civilisation médiévale

Stephanie Luther.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; History of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); 19th-Century Art; Christian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 338 words.

[CESCM]

French organization founded in Poitiers in 1953. The Centre d’études supérieures de civilisation médiévale (CECSM) is affiliated with the Université de Poitiers, the...

Cousin, Jean, the Elder

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1182 words.

French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1490, in Soucy, near Sens; died c. 1560, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, architect.

First Fontainebleau...

Female monasticism

Danielle B. Joyner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Metalwork; Painting; Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 2288 words.

From the time John Cassian established the first female foundation in Marseille in ad 410, monastic women lived in varying states of enclosure and were surrounded by diverse images and...

Goodhue, Bertram

Douglass Shand-Tucci.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1085 words.

(Grosvenor)

(b Pomfret, CT, April 28, 1869; d New York, April 23, 1924).

American architect and illustrator. In 1892–1913 he worked in partnership with Ralph Adams...

Hammer [Hamer; Meyer; Meiger von Werde], Hans

Barbara Schock-Werner.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Book Arts and Illustration; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Renaissance Art. 943 words.

(d summer 1519).

German architect. He is mentioned in the Brotherhood book of the masons’ lodge at Strasbourg in 1471 and was apparently brought to Strasbourg that year. He...