medievalwallpaintings

Dr Ellie Pridgeon FSA promoting the study of medieval wall paintings

A Wall Painting from Highworth Church – October 29th 2012

Dr Ellie Pridgeon and Roger Rosewell will be talking to the Highworth Historical Society about the recent discovery of wall painting tracings from Highworth church (Wiltshire).  They will also discuss their subsequent research into the church history and fabric.   The article was published in Wiltshire Studies earlier this year, with photographs by Jo Hutchings and Sam Hutchings.

Venue: Highworth Church, Wiltshire.  7.30pm.

Advertisements
Leave a comment »

Medieval Art in East Anglia Symposium – 27th October 2012

The University of East Anglia and the University of Cambridge are holding a joint symposium on Saturday 27 October 2012: Medieval Art of East Anglia.

Although the papers do not focus specifically on medieval wall painting, it will nonetheless be a seminal conference.  Speakers include Julian Luxford, Claire Daunton, Helen Lunn and Sandy Heslop.

Leave a comment »

ICON Stone and Wall Painting Group

ICON – The Institute of Conservation – is the lead voice for the conservation of cultural heritage in the UK.  It consists of a number of specialist sections, including the  ICON Stone and Wall Paintings Group, which represents over 300 conservation professionals working in the field.

The Group aims to encourage communication between conservators, art historians, architects, archaeologists, surveyors, scientists and others with a specialist knowledge of stone and wall painting conservation.  The Group functions as a forum for the exchange of information on scientific research and techniques in practice / under development.  It is also seeks to maintain standards, and to act as a representative voice for architectural conservation training and for lobbying government.

The Group holds regular meetings, events and conferences for members, and encourages anyone with an interest in conservation to join ICON for a reasonable fee.

The Stone & Wall Painting Group have recently published the proceedings of their successful Polychrome Wood conference held at Hampton Court in October 2007 and February 2008.  Covering topics such as composition, execution techniques, deterioration agents, preventative measures and treatment methods, this significant collection of articles successfully draws together the work of leading experts in the fields of panel and wall painting conservation.

Contributors include Jim Coulson, Ian Tyers, Spike Bucklow, Eddie Sinclair, Lucy Wrapson & Marie Louise Sauerberg, Pauline Plummer, Lee Prosser, Christine Sitwell, Tobit Curteis, Hugh Harrison, Al Brewer, Madeleine Katkov, Ailsa Murray, Chantal-Helen Thuer and Ruth McNeilage.

Leave a comment »

English Medieval Wall Paintings

Doom Painting, Holy Trinity, CoventrySt.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010Great Burstead, Essex, St Mary Magdalen, Risen Christ with St Thomas, wall painting 14th centuryGreat Burstead, Essex, St Mary Magdalen, Life of St Catherine, wall painting 14th centuryGreat Burstead, Essex, St Mary Magdalen, St Michael weighing souls, wall painting 14th centurySt.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010
St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010
St.Martin on the Walls, Wareham, Dorset - 2010Wallpainting S nave E window Doubting Thomas (3)Wallpainting S nave E window St James (2)Wallpainting NW nave ChristWallpainting S nave E window Doubting Thomas (2)Wallpainting S nave E window Doubting Thomas (1)
Wallpainting S nave E window Agnus deiWallpainting S nave E window St JamesWallpainting S nave E windowWallpainting Chancel S wallWallpainting Chancel east wall (1)Wallpainting N east chancel window (4)

English Medieval Wall Paintings, a group on Flickr.

High-quality and extensive visual resources for the study of medieval wall paintings can be found on the Flickr English Medieval Wall Painting group site.

Leave a comment »

%d bloggers like this: