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By Martin Henig

With assistance from over a hundred illustrations, lots of them little identified, Martin Henig exhibits that the paintings produced in Britannia--particularly within the golden age of past due Antiquity--rivals that of different provinces and merits comparability with the artwork of metropolitan Rome. The originality and breadth of Henig's learn is proven by means of its systematic assurance, embracing either the main arts--stone and bronze statuary, wall-painting and mosaics--and such utilized arts as jewelery-making, silversmithing, furnishings layout, determine pottery, collectible figurines and appliques. the writer explains how many of the workshops have been prepared, the half performed through patronage and the alterations that happened within the fourth century.

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