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Thomas Becket: Murder and the Making of a Saint, British Museum, 20 May–22 August 2021

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Strand, London WC2R 0RN, UK
Academic Editors: Carles Sánchez Márquez and Michelle Facos
Arts 2021, 10(3), 54; https://doi.org/10.3390/arts10030054
Received: 1 July 2021 / Revised: 2 August 2021 / Accepted: 6 August 2021 / Published: 10 August 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue St. Thomas Becket in Art: Image, Patronage and Propaganda)
This review considers the British Museum’s exhibition, Thomas Becket: Murder and the Making of a Saint, curated by Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman. Following a brief description of the show and its relationship to current art-historical scholarship, I offer a detailed study of one exhibit, a late-twelfth-century font from Lyngsjö in Sweden, and briefly sketch the significance of Becket for the historiography of medieval art in Britain. View Full-Text
Keywords: Thomas Becket; exhibition; British Museum; medieval art; Lyngsjö font; Tancred Borenius Thomas Becket; exhibition; British Museum; medieval art; Lyngsjö font; Tancred Borenius
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Nickson, T. Thomas Becket: Murder and the Making of a Saint, British Museum, 20 May–22 August 2021. Arts 2021, 10, 54. https://doi.org/10.3390/arts10030054

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