The ceremonial awarding of the Romanesque Research Award 2018 is expected to take place on February 7 2019 at 6pm. For the first time, the international jury honours a Spanish researcher.
Juan Antonio Olañeta from Barcelona University will receive this year’s award for his research work on the sculptural depiction of the motif Daniel in the lion’s den from the 11th until the 13th century in Western Europe (“La representación de Daniel en el foso de los leones en la escultura de Occidente (ss. XI-XIII). Corpus y estudio iconográfico de la transformación, función y significado de una imagen polivalente”). His comprehensive research catalogue summarises all types of depictions as well as the developing of the motif in Western Europe.
Detailed information on the awarding are soon to be announced.