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Illuminated Manuscripts: The Life, Times and Work of the World’s Greatest Artists
D.M. Gill (au)
Illuminated manuscripts (IM) are among the world’s greatest masterpieces. Generations of artists & cultures over a thousand years influenced the art of IM, which underwent changes, incorp. details & derivations of contemporary styles, & some of the most distinctive features & unsurpassed magnificence of color in the history of art. Who wrote the IM, brilliantly colored & bright with gold? Who painted the charming miniatures? What books did they choose, & how are they made? All these questions & more are answered in this fascinating & evocative book, which examines an art form that brought to life the tomes of our forebears, & captured some of the most important epochs of history in their gilded & exquisitely detailed pages. 50+ full-color illustrations.
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