Manuscript Illuminations in Lyons (1473-1530) (Ars 3)


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In the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, Lyons grew into one of Europe's great commercial centres and even served as an unofficial second capital of the French kingdom. While scholars have long recognized the city's prominent role in the history of printing, this is the first book to survey the art of manuscript illumination after the introduction of printing to Lyons in 1473. Using the manuscripts themselves as its main source, this study identifies and assesses the art of Lyons's busiest illuminators' ...

Manuscript Illuminations in Lyons (1473-1530) (Ars 3) 2002, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503512327