Book: Viking Art

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by James Graham-Campbell

"Viking Art" offers a captivating exploration of the Viking Age, a period from the onset of major Viking expeditions in 800 CE to the widespread embrace of Christianity in Scandinavia approximately 300 years later. This book, authored by a leading expert in the field, unveils the intricacies of Viking artistry and the evolution of art styles during this remarkable era.

Art historians and enthusiasts will revel in the over 200 high-quality illustrations, presenting a rich tapestry of Viking artistry. Delicate metalwork, ornate weaponry, elaborate wood carvings, and exquisite jewelry are vividly brought to life. From grand ships to the famous Gotland picture stones, this book provides a comprehensive visual journey through Viking artistic achievements, offering valuable insights into their vibrant culture.

"Viking Art" is an ideal guide for those fascinated by the arts of this enthralling civilization. With a timeline and maps enhancing the narrative, readers can immerse themselves in the Viking Age and witness its artistic legacy. Embrace the allure of Viking art and culture, and expand your understanding of this captivating period. Obtain your paperback copy and embark on a visual expedition through the artistry of the Vikings.

James Graham-Campbell is an emeritus professor of medieval archaeology at University College London and a fellow of the British Academy. His many publications include The Viking World.

Product details
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Thames & Hudson; Second edition (April 13, 2021)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 208 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0500204640
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0500204641
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 15.5 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.6 x 8.4 inches

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