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Arthur Kingsley Porter

Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883–1933, American art historian. Interested primarily in medieval and ancient art, Porter revolutionized the understanding of the chronology and diffusion of Romanesque sculpture. His works include Lombard Architecture (4 vol., 1915–17), Romanesque Sculpture of the Pilgrimage Roads (10 vol., 1923), and Spanish Romanesque Sculpture (2 vol., 1928).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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