The Count of Clermont and the Case of Conques: Unravelling Some Mysteries of Medieval Enamelling

Barbara Drake Boehm (Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

This lecture was presented by The Courtauld Institute of Art in association with the International Center of Medieval Art, New York, and with the support of The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum. The International Center of Medieval Art promotes the study of the visual arts of the Middle Ages in Europe. Its worldwide membership includes academics, museum professionals, students, and other enthusiasts.

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Annual membership application forms for ICMA can be found on the website and will also be available at the lecture: Students $20, Others (non-US) $70. Local arrangements: Dr Joanna Cannon, The Courtauld Institute of Art, joanna.cannon@courtauld.ac.uk


Image: Medallion with Crucifixion and Plaques with Symbols of the Evangelists, France, Conques ca.1100, Gilt copper, cloisonné, champlevé enamel, [Medallion] diam. 4 1/8 in.(10.3cm), [Each Plaque] 4 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/8in. (10.4 x 6.1 x 0.3cm):
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Michael David-Weill Gift and 2006 Benefit Fund, 2007 (2007.189), Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.426-429). Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.