Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

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Who were the medieval illuminators? How were their hand-produced books illustrated and decorated? In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the fourth to the sixteenth 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. Alexander explains ...

Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work 1992, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300056891

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