The Gladzor Gospels: An Illustrated Armenian Life of Christ

The Gladzor Gospels: An Illustrated Armenian Life of Christ

Paperback Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum

By (author) Thomas F. Mathews, By (author) Alice Taylor

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  • Publisher: J Paul Getty Trust Publications,US
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 207mm x 275mm x 10mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 18 October 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Santa Monica CA
  • ISBN 10: 0892366273
  • ISBN 13: 9780892366279
  • Illustrations note: 60 colour & 10 b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 977,590

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The book discusses a fourteenth century Armenian manuscript, introducing its illuminators and examining its place in Western European, Byzantine and Islamic artistic traditions. The book reproduces sixty pages of one of the most significant Armenian manuscripts in a United States collection(UCLA). Publication and exhibit, at The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, September 12 - December 2 2001, commemorate the 1,700th anniversary of the founding of the Armenian Church.

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Thomas F. Mathews, a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, is also the author of Armenian Gospel Iconography:The Tradition of the Glajor Gospel. Alice Taylor is professor of art history at West Los Angles College and is the author of Book Arts of Isfahan.