Western Illuminated Manuscripts

Western Illuminated Manuscripts (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Sept. 4, 2012
Western Illuminated Manuscripts (repost)

Paul Binski, Patrick Zutshi, "Western Illuminated Manuscripts"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 052184892X | 336 pages | PDF | 51,1 MB

Cambridge University Library's collection of illuminated manuscripts is of international significance. It originates in the medieval university and stands alongside the holdings of the colleges and the Fitzwilliam Museum. The University Library contains major European examples of medieval illumination from the ninth to the sixteenth centuries, with acknowledged masterpieces of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance book art, as well as illuminated literary texts, including the first complete Chaucer manuscript.

Western Illuminated Manuscripts  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tot167 at Sept. 29, 2011
Western Illuminated Manuscripts

Paul Binski, Patrick Zutshi, "Western Illuminated Manuscripts"
Ca mbridge Univ ersity Pre ss | 2011 | ISBN: 052184892X | 336 pages | PDF | 51,1 MB

Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Illuminated Manuscripts  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 25, 2014
Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Illuminated Manuscripts

Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Illuminated Manuscripts
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 1997 | ISBN: See List Under Cut | Multilingual | PDF | 128 pages | 13 Mb
English/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish

The Getty Museum’s collection of illuminated manuscripts, featured in this book, comprises masterpieces of medieval and Renaissance art. Dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century, they were produced in France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, England, Spain, Poland, and the eastern Mediterranean. …

The Book of Deer (Library of Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at March 21, 2014
The Book of Deer (Library of Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts)

The Book of Deer (Library of Celtic Illuminated Manuscripts)
Constable and Company Ltd | 1994 | ISBN: 0094732108 | English | 80 pages | PDF | 24.4 MB

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS  Graphics

Posted by borodisha at Jan. 26, 2006


ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS (excerpts)
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Mediaeval Manichaean Book Art: A Codicological Study of Iranian and Turkic Illuminated Book Fragments

Mediaeval Manichaean Book Art: A Codicological Study of Iranian and Turkic Illuminated Book Fragments (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies)
Zsuzsanna Gulácsi | Brill | 2005 | ISBN 900413994X | Pages: 256 | PDF | 10 MB
Elizabeth Morrison, Thomas Kren, "Flemish Manuscript Painting in Context: Recent Research"

Elizabeth Morrison, Thomas Kren, "Flemish Manuscript Painting in Context: Recent Research"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2006 | ISBN: 0892368527 | English | PDF | 208 pages | 31.48 Mb

A companion to the Getty's prize-winning exhibition catalogue Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe, this volume contains thirteen selected papers presented at two conferences held in conjunction with that exhibition. The first was organized by the Getty Museum, and the second was held at the Courtauld Institute of Art under the sponsorship of the Courtauld Institute and the Royal Academy of Arts. Added here is an essay by Margaret Scott on the role of dress during the reign of Charles the Bold. …
Thomas Kren, Mark Evans, Janet Backhouse, Nancy Turner, "A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII"

Thomas Kren, Mark Evans, Janet Backhouse, Nancy Turner, "A Masterpiece Reconstructed: The Hours of Louis XII"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2005 | ISBN: 0892368292 | English | PDF | 112 pages | 12.72 Mb

Jean Bourdichon was the court painter to four successive French kings including Louis XII and his predecessor, Charles VIII. Bourdichon painted the Hours of Louis XII for the king of France around the time of Louis’s coronation in 1498. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, October 18, 2005, to January 8, 2006, and at the Victoria and Albert Museum, February 2 to May 1, 2006, A Masterpiece Reconstructed reproduces the book’s sixteen known miniatures together with a selection of other books illuminated by the artist, by his teacher Jean Fouquet, and by their contemporaries. …

Vreg Nersessian, "Treasures from the Ark: 1700 Years of Armenian Christian Art"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 23, 2014
Vreg Nersessian, "Treasures from the Ark: 1700 Years of Armenian Christian Art"

Vreg Nersessian, "Treasures from the Ark: 1700 Years of Armenian Christian Art"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2001 | ISBN: 0892366397 | English | PDF | 240 pages | 117.96 Mb

Armenia was the first country to recognize Christianity as the official state religion in 301 AD, twelve years before Constantine’s decree granting tolerance to Christianity within the Roman Empire. Ever since, Armenia has claimed the privilege of being the first Christian nation, and the wealth of Christian art produced in Armenia since then is testimony to the fundamental importance of the Christian faith to the Armenian people. …

Deuchler, Florens, ed., "The Year 1200: A Background Survey"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Feb. 17, 2013
Deuchler, Florens, ed., "The Year 1200: A Background Survey"

Deuchler, Florens, ed., "The Year 1200: A Background Survey"
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art | 1970 | ISBN: 0870990020/0870990039 | English | PDF | 260 pages | 56.14 Mb

The Metropolitan Museum's Centennial exhibition The Year 1200 consists of masterpieces of Western European art created between 1180 and 1220. It is an attempt to bring into focus the stylistic trends that stretched from the twelfth century into the beginnings of High Gothic, which culminated in the court style of Louis IX (reigned 1226–1270) as exemplified in the Ste-Chapelle in Paris. It is the ambition of this undertaking to clarify the backgrounds and explore the roots that brought medieval art in France to a climax. …