Illuminated Manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts : Treasures of the Pierpont Morgan Library New York

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Glorious works of art as well as documents of bygone eras, painted an illuminated manuscripts supply perhaps the greatest and by far the best-preserved evidence of daily life during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This Tiny Folio draws on one of the greatest collections in the world to illustrate the angels, demons, and everyday denizens of the medieval world.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 114.3 x 116.84 x 25.4mm | 113.4g
  • Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 240 colour illustrations
  • 0789202166
  • 9780789202161
  • 329,823

About William M. Voelkle

Charles E. Pierce, Jr., is former director of the Pierpont Morgan Library. William M. Voelkle is the Library's Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts. Susan Lengle is a curatorial assistant.show more

Table of contents

Foreword Introduction Biblical Scenes Saints, Rites, and Rituals Royalty, Pastimes, and Professions Flora and Fauna The Supernatural Selected Bibliography Index of Illustrationsshow more

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