Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

Book - 1992
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Who were the medieval illuminators and how were their hand-produced books illustrated and decorated? In this book, Jonathan Alexander presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the fourth to the 16th 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 of the visual sources and the ways in which they were adapted, copied or created anew.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780300056891
Characteristics: vii, 214 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm


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