Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts, 2nd edition (Looking at Series) - A Guide to Technical Terms

Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts, 2nd edition (Looking at Series) - A Guide to Technical Terms

Description

What is a historiated initial? What are canon tables? What is a drollery? This revised edition of Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms offers definitions of the key elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the techniques, processes, materials, nomenclature, and styles used in the making of these precious books.

Updated to reflect current research and technologies, this beautifully illustrated guide includes images of important manuscript illuminations from the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum and beyond. Concise, readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered in manuscript studies make this portable volume an essential resource for students, scholars, and readers who wish a deeper understanding and enjoyment of illuminated manuscripts and medieval book production.


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Details

Author(s)
Michelle P. Brown, Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Nancy Turner
Format
Paperback | 128 pages
Dimensions
157 x 231 x 9mm | 348g
Publication date
04 Dec 2018
Publisher
Getty Trust Publications
Imprint
Getty Publications
Publication City/Country
Los Angeles, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
Second Edition, Revised and Expanded EDI ed.
Illustrations note
110 colour illustrations
ISBN10
1606065785
ISBN13
9781606065785
Bestsellers rank
326,846