Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work

by Jonathan J. G. Alexander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300060734

ISBN-13: 9780300060737

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander surveys European manuscript illumination from the fourth to the sixteenth century. Illustrating his discussion with examples chosen from all over Europe, he discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their methods of work, and shows the range and nature of the visual sources and the

Overview

In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander surveys European manuscript illumination from the fourth to the sixteenth century. Illustrating his discussion with examples chosen from all over Europe, he discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their methods of work, and shows the range and nature of the visual sources and the ways in which they were adapted, copied, or created anew.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300060737
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.66(d)

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