The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting


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    I literally gasped aloud at the beauty of some of these manuscripts Incredible


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The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library ➬ The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library Read ➵ Author Janet Backhouse – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Illuminated manuscripts are among the richest and most revealing relics of the pre print Western world, and are central to our understanding of medieval social and cultural history The British Library Illuminated manuscripts are Page: Ten PDF ☆ among the richest and most revealing relics of the pre print Western world, and are central to our understanding of medieval social and cultural history The British Library boasts the world s finest collection of medieval manuscripts, and in this new and lavishly illustrated survey, Janet Backhouse draws on these collections to provide a comprehensive introduction to these exciting and colourful materialsThe manuscripts featured include bestiaries, psalters, Bibles, books of hours, and medical and herbal collections that originated in workrooms as geographically diverse as the Anglo Saxon kingdom of Northumbria The Illuminated PDF/EPUB or and the Crusader kingdom of Jerusalem There is also a great chronological diversity among the selected manuscripts, with examples ranging from the seventh century AD and the Lindisfarne Gospels to early Renaissance offeringsEach of the almostillluminations presented are accompanied by a caption and have been reproduced in colour Many of the immages chosen have been reproduced here for the first time.

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  • Hardcover
  • 244 pages
  • The Illuminated Page: Ten Centuries of Manuscript Painting in the British Library
  • Janet Backhouse
  • English
  • 24 January 2018
  • 0802043461

About the Author: Janet Backhouse

Janet Backhouse, a Page: Ten PDF ☆ respected authority in her field, was a former curator of illuminated manuscripts for The British Library.