Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500

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This beautiful volume examines the most important illuminations found in French history manuscripts. From around the mid 13th to the end of the 16th century, the most important and original work being done in secular illumination was unquestionably in French vernacular history manuscripts. This beautiful volume celebrates the vivid historical imagery produced during these years by bringing together around 55 manuscripts representing some of the finest masterpieces of illumination created in the Middle Ages. As such, it is ...

Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting, 1250-1500 2010, J. Paul Getty Museum, Santa Monica CA

ISBN-13: 9781606060292

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