The Masters of the Dark Eyes: Late Medieval Manuscript Painting in Holland

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This study deals with the work of the most prolific Dutch book illuminators, the so-called Masters of the Dark Eyes, named after the most conspicuous aspect of their style: the dark, heavily accentuated shadows round the eyes of the figures. With their elaborately illuminated manuscripts, these masters completely dominated book production in the County of Holland during the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. Their work is characterized by an overwhelming wealth of decorative and pictorial richness, which is ...

The Masters of the Dark Eyes: Late Medieval Manuscript Painting in Holland 2009, Brepols N.V., Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503515106

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