The Green Man

Delightful, oft-reprinted guide to the foliate heads so common in medieval sculpture. This was the first-ever monograph dedicated to the Green Man.

The Green Man

The Green Man

Delightful, oft-reprinted guide to the foliate heads so common in medieval sculpture. This was the first-ever monograph dedicated to the Green Man.

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The Green Man
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Kathleen Basford
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: D. S. Brewer

Delightful, oft-reprinted guide to the foliate heads so common in medieval sculpture. This was the first-ever monograph dedicated to the Green Man.
The Green Man in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Fran Doel, Geoff Doel
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-31 - Publisher: The History Press

The Green Man has many facets, many dimensions. He peers through his leaf mask in hundreds of church misericords and stone carvings. His innate link with the changing seasons and fertility is revealed in the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and in summer folk customs such as
The Green Man
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Jeremy Harte
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Pitkin

We see the Green Man half-hidden on the walls of many of our old churches, a face surrounded by leaves. This beautifully illustrated and well-researched Pitkin Guide looks at this fascinating creature, its history, and where to find him. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of
The Green Man
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Richard Hayman
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-22 - Publisher: Shire Publications

Green men are figures or heads that were carved in churches, abbeys and cathedrals from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Inspired by the illustrations in book margins where heads were used to terminate trails of foliage, they were usually carved in the form of human masks, cats' or demons'
The Land of the Green Man
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Carolyne Larrington
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-13 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe and peculiar creatures that lurk, half-unseen, in the undergrowth, tantalising and teasing just at the periphery of human vision. How have the

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