medievalwallpaintings

Dr Ellie Pridgeon FSA promoting the study of medieval wall paintings

Oddington: Putting the Record Straight

on April 3, 2012

Roger Rosewell’s online article on the north-wall painting at Oddington (Gloucestershire) discusses Edwards’ misinterpretation of the scheme as characters from a mortality play.  Roger highlights Dr Miriam Gill’s accurate reinterpretation of the paintings as depictions of the Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works of Mercy:

http://www.rogerrosewell.com/#!articles

Dr Miriam Gill researched and compiled the text for the University of Leicester History of Art Department’s Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works Website:

http://www.le.ac.uk/ha/seedcorn/contents.html

 

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