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illustrated book: illuminated manuscripts

H.P. Kraus (Firm)

illustrated book: illuminated manuscripts

early woodcut books; engraved illustration; atlases, maps & views; natural history, color plate books; the nineteenth century; modern French books.

by H.P. Kraus (Firm)

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illustrated books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers"

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
    SeriesIts catalogue -- 108.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvii plates (part col.) facsims., 90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16626518M

    Recapture the historic grandeur of medieval art with these lovingly detailed reproductions of images from illuminated manuscripts. Thirty illustrations range from the creation of Eve to the Hundred Years' War. Sources for the sacred and secular scenes include breviaries and books of hours as well as Persian documents and Passover Haggadahs. Byzantine illuminated manuscripts were produced across the Byzantine Empire, some in monasteries but others in imperial or commercial workshops. Religious images or icons were made in Byzantine art in many different media: mosaics, paintings, small statues and illuminated manuscripts. Monasteries produced many of the illuminated manuscripts devoted to religious works using the illustrations to.

    A Collection of Illuminated Arabic Manuscripts. Undated, but probably copied in the late 18th century. 1. Names of God written within gold squares. 2. The name of the Prophet Muhammad. 3. A prayer for seeking God's forgiveness. 4. An explanation of the noble seal of God. 5. The seal itself, written in . Indigo was a common source of dark blue and azurite was used for a lighter blue. Verdigris produced green, and lead or a combination of mercury and sulfur created red. (Because a number of these materials are unstable or corrosive, the colors of many illustrated manuscripts have faded or tarnished, and some paints have eaten through the paper.).

    What is an illuminated manuscript? An illuminated manuscript is a handwritten book in which the text is decorated in gold or silver and the pages are filled with illustrations and decorative motifs. Due to the amount of work involved in creating them, illuminated manuscripts have been regarded throughout history as valuable religious relics. The Art of Illuminated Manuscripts: Illustrated Sacred Writings by J.O. Westwood and a great selection of related books, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Please note the Image in this.


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Illuminated manuscript, handwritten book that has been decorated with gold or silver, brilliant colours, or elaborate designs or miniature pictures.

Though various Islamic societies also practiced this art, Europe had one of the longest and most cultivated traditions of illuminating manuscripts. An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand. Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, primarily in monasteries and courts.

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This Book of Hours was created in Zwolle, Netherlands, ca. It belongs to the group of “Sarijs manuscripts,” which was named after the erroneous citation in most works that identifies the manuscripts as belonging to the same group of “Sarijs” instead of “Marijs” on January 19.

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In the world of Medieval illuminated manuscripts, there’s one work that sits above the Book of Kells is not only the finest existing work of its kind, it’s also an Irish national treasure. Believed to have been created around CE, the work is on permanent display at Trinity College Library in Dublin.

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