We find that WordPress is a vibrant and active hosting site filled with wonderful people and blogs. We are constantly stimulated by the material here, among them a long-admired site, David Clayton’s The Way of Beauty, or via pulchritudinis. This is a site full of erudite and thought-provoking work and I’m sure that the students at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in New Hampshire are lucky to have him as a professor.
He just published an article on 15th century paintings discovered in a small Welsh church, Saint Cadoc’s in Llancarfan in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. The article describes how restorers working on the site noticed that a patch of 27 layers of whitewash fell off the wall, revealing the painting underneath. This find is another reminder that the churches of the medieval period were covered in imagery and full of color.
There is a permanent link to his Clayton’s site on our Blogroll to the right.