Illuminated Manuscript

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 F. Mathews, Alice Taylor, "The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor: The Life of Christ Illuminated"

Thomas F. Mathews, Alice Taylor, "The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor: The Life of Christ Illuminated"
Publisher: J. Paul Getty | 2001 | ISBN: 0892366273 | English | PDF | 128 pages | 14.9 Mb

The magnificent book known as the Gladzor Gospels is a masterpiece of fourteenth-century Armenian art. Now at the Charles E. Young Research Library at the University of California, Los Angeles, it is one of the great Armenian manuscripts in an American collection. …

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

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at March 23, 2017
Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts by Christopher de Hamel
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0241003040 | 465 pages | EPUB | 128 MB
Thomas Kren, Scot McKendrick, "Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe"

Thomas Kren, Scot McKendrick, "Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe"
J.P. Getty Museum | 2003 | ISBN: 0892367040 | English | PDF | Thomas Kren, Scot McKendrick, "Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe" pages | 83.9 Mb

This comprehensive and richly illustrated catalogue focuses on the finest illustrated manuscripts produced in Europe during the great epoch in Flemish illumination. During this aesthetically fertile period - beginning in 1467 with the reign of the Burgundian duke Charles the Bold and ending in 1561 with the death of the artist Simon Bening - the art of book painting was raised to a new level of sophistication. …

Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, "The Stammheim Missal"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at May 5, 2016
Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, "The Stammheim Missal"

Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, "The Stammheim Missal"
Publisher: J.P. Getty Museum | 2001 | ISBN: 089236615X | English | PDF | 100 pages | 20.7 Mb

The Stammheim Missal was relatively inaccessible until the Getty Museum acquired it in 1997. With this publication, in which all the major illumination is reproduced in color, both scholars and museum visitors can appreciate the missal more fully as one of the outstanding monuments of medieval art. …

Romanesque  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bakerman at Nov. 16, 2015
Romanesque

Romanesque
Peebles Art Library | 1974 | ISBN: 0856900346 | English | 68 pages | PDF | 11.2 MB

Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of Emperor Rudolf II (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by manamba13 at Jan. 29, 2015
Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of Emperor Rudolf II (Repost)

Nature Illuminated: Flora and Fauna from the Court of Emperor Rudolf II (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum) by Lee Hendrix
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0892364726 | 37 Pages | DJVU | 11 MB

The court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II produced nothing more amazing than the Mira calligraphiae monumenta , a brilliant demonstration of two artscalligraphy and miniature painting.

The Cloisters Apocalypse: A Fourteenth-Century Manuscript in Facsimile  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 4, 2013
The Cloisters Apocalypse: A Fourteenth-Century Manuscript in Facsimile

The Cloisters Apocalypse: A Fourteenth-Century Manuscript in Facsimile
Publisher: NY Graphic Society | 1971 | ISBN: 0870991108 | English/Latin | PDF | 86 pages | 29.93 Mb

The Apocalypse, or the Revelation to St. John, is the last of the canonical books of the New Testament. It was written on the Greek island of Patmos toward the end of the 1st century by an unknown author. In the Western church some scholars have thought him to be St. John the Evangelist, while others have argued for St. John the Baptist; in the Eastern church he is called St. John the Divine or St. John the Theologian…

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.