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Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art

Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art

Author: James Peacock
Series: Masterpieces in Art
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Description

Prior to the invention of the printing press, all books had to be written by hand. Manuscripts are the beautiful manifestation of this craft, and the most precious and expensive of such manuscripts were 'illuminated' through the use of brightly coloured pigments and gold embellishments. Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to illuminated manuscripts, Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works in this stunning artistic genre.

Author description

Michael Kerrigan is the author of such Flame Tree titles as Great Art Masterpieces, Asian Art and Modern Art; and co-author of The Architecture Style Spotter's Guide along with a great many other books and articles on art, culture and history. He lives in Edinburgh, where he writes regularly for the Scotsman newspaper and is a book reviewer for The Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian.

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General Fields

  • : 9781783612116
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : Flame Tree Publishing
  • : June 2014
  • : 231mm X 203mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 100 colour illustrations
  • : James Peacock
  • : Hardback
  • : New edition
  • : 128