OBJECT OF DEVOTION: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum
ID code: OBJECT OF DEVOTION
224 pages, softbound, with 60 color plates and 35 documentary illustrations; authored by Dr. Paul Williamson, FSA, Director of Collections and Keeper of Sculpture, Metalwork, and Glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Additional essays by Fergus Cannan, independent medieval scholar, entitled If Marble Will Not Serve: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from Quarry to Object of Devotion; Dr. Stephen Perkinson, Assistant Professor of Art History, Bowdoin College, entitled ‘As they learn it by sight of images’: Alabaster and Religious Devotion in Late Medieval England; and Professor Eamon Duffy, Professor of Church History and Fellow of Magdalene College,Cambridge, entitled, The Reformation and the Alabastermen. Published in 2010.
Winner of an American Graphic Design Award of Excellence from Graphic Design USA (2011); and Second Place prize, small-medium non-profit publisher illustrated text category, Washington Book Publishers Association Design and Effectiveness Awards (2011)