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Priest, Alan

    Full Name: Priest, Alan

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): art theory, Gothic (Medieval), and Medieval (European)

    Career(s): clergy


    Priest continued and refined the analysis of Wilhelm Vöge. His essay on the masters of the west facade of Chartres cathedral, 1923, follow A. Kingsley Porter was the first important venture into the history of Gothic sculpture [in the United States] (Branner).

    Selected Bibliography

    “The Masters of the West Facade at Chartres.” Art Studies 1 (1923).


    “Alan Priest.” Chartres Cathedral: Norton Critical Studies in Art History.New York: W. W. Norton, 1969, p. 149.


    "Priest, Alan." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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