Early Gothic Manuscripts (2): 1250-1285

Early Gothic Manuscripts (2): 1250-1285

by Nigel John Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0905203534

ISBN-13: 9780905203539

Pub. Date: 12/01/1982

Publisher: Brepols Publishers

Covering the period from 1250 to 1280, this volume examines Early Gothic manuscripts during a time when the remarkable bestiaries of the earlier 13th century were being cast in the role of beasts of the Apocalypse, embodying that rich sense of characterization and grotesquery so important to English medieval artists. The book contains dozens of outstanding

Overview

Covering the period from 1250 to 1280, this volume examines Early Gothic manuscripts during a time when the remarkable bestiaries of the earlier 13th century were being cast in the role of beasts of the Apocalypse, embodying that rich sense of characterization and grotesquery so important to English medieval artists. The book contains dozens of outstanding manuscripts as well as medical, genealogical, topographical, historical, and classical works, setting them in their historical and social contexts and providing a full discussion of techniques and methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780905203539
Publisher:
Brepols Publishers
Publication date:
12/01/1982
Series:
A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles Series, #4
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
9.13(w) x 13.25(h) x 1.38(d)

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