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Dame Joan Evans, DBE (1893—1977) was a British historian of French and English mediaeval art.
Total Books: 29
She was the daughter of antiquarian and businessman John Evans and his third wife Maria Millington Lathbury (1856—1944). In 1950 her book Cluniac Art of the Romanesque Period, which concerned art and sculptures made by the monks of the abbey at Cluny in eastern France, was published by Cambridge University Press.
She was half-sister to Arthur Evans, excavator of Knossos and discoverer of Minoan civilization.She once said "The development of feudalism is reflected on the development of the castle." She wrote a History of the Society of Antiquaries of London and an autobiography "Prelude and Fugue", Museum Press, London, 1964.