Medieval illuminators and their methods of work (Book, 1992) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Medieval illuminators and their methods of work

Author: J J G Alexander
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who were the medieval illuminators? How were their hand-produced books illustrated and decorated? In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the fourth to the sixteenth century. He discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their methods of work, and presents a series of case studies to show the range and nature  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J G Alexander
ISBN: 0300056893 9780300056891 0300060734 9780300060737
OCLC Number: 25552462
Description: vii, 214 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The medieval illuminator: sources of information --
Technical aspects of the illumination of a manuscript --
Programmes and instructions for illuminators --
Illuminators at work: the early middle ages --
Illuminators at work: the twelfth and thirteenth centuries --
Illuminators at work: the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Responsibility: Jonathan J.G. Alexander.

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Presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the 4th to the 16th century. Alexamder discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their  Read more...
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