Winchester school

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      painting style of English illuminated manuscripts produced primarily at Winchester but also at Canterbury and in various southern monasteries in the 10th and early 11th centuries. The Winchester style is characterized by boldness, incisiveness, and sumptuous ornament, many of the pages featuring a heavy border enlivened by acanthus designs. The masterwork of Anglo-Saxon art in this period is the Benedictional of St. Aethelwold (10th century; British Museum), in which heavy borders dominate the page designs, creating a low-relief ornamental effect. The colours are rich: purple, green, gold, and blue. The limitation of the style was that it treated both ornament [...]
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      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9077156
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    • ABNT:
      Winchester school. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9077156. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
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      Winchester school. Britannica Online. Accessed October 27, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9077156
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      Winchester school. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Oct 27]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9077156