Full Name: Prior, Edward S.
- Edward Schröder Prior
Date Born: 1852
Date Died: 1932
Home Country/ies: United Kingdom
Subject Area(s): architecture (object genre), Medieval (European), and sculpture (visual works)
Medievalist art and architectural historian. Nikolaus Bernard Leon Pevsner characterized him as, “the best English interpreter of the Gothic style.”
A History of Gothic Art in England. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1900; An Account of Medieval Figure-Sculpture in England. Cambridge, University Press, 1912; The Cathedral Builders in England. London: Seeley and Co/New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1905; Eight Chapters on English Medieval Art: a Study in English Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1922.
Pevsner, Nikolaus. Matthew Digby Wyatt: the First Cambridge Slade professor of Fine Art: an Inaugural Lecture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1950, p. 23; Watkin, David. The Rise of Architectural History. London: Architectural Press, 1980, pp. 105-108.